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173 Possible Causes for Delayed Wound Healing, Easy Bruising

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

    bruising, bruising without trauma, and fragile arteries, intestine, and/or uterus.[diseaseinfosearch.org] The oral manifestations include increased mucosal fragility, delayed wound healing, early onset generalized periodontitis and temporomandibular joint hypermobility.[jdrr.org] wound healing Kyphoscoliotic EDS Kyphoscoliotic EDS (kEDS) is rare.[nhs.uk]

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    wound healing.[symptoma.com] Skin hyperextensibility, easy bruising, tissue fragility, atrophic scars, loss of muscle tone, Kyphoscoliosis, and osteopenia (bones which are less dense than normal) are[rarediseases.about.com] bruising, arterial, intestinal, and/or uterine fragility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    Memory loss was due to job stress and thin skin and easy bruising were due to sun exposure. After foot and back fractures at age 47, I was finally diagnosed.[csrf.net] In addition, the systemic side effects of excess cortisol can delay wound healing and result in immune suppression [ 1 , 2 , 6 ].[academic.oup.com] He had plethoric face, prominent neck hump, pink striae, easy bruising, and vellous hypertrichosis [Figure 1]. There was erythroderma studded with small pustules.[e-ijd.org]

  • Hemophilia A

    Affected individuals suffer hemorrhage into joints and muscles, easy bruising, and prolonged bleeding from wounds.[medicinenet.com] Moderate to mild deficiency is associated with prolonged bleeding after tooth extractions, surgery, or injuries and recurrent or delayed wound healing.[ltd.aruplab.com] Patients with hemophilia A suffer from joint and muscle hemorrhage, easy bruising and prolonged bleeding time from wounds.[themedicalbiochemistrypage.org]

  • Scurvy

    The clinical manifestations of follicular hyperkeratosis, perifollicular petechiae, corkscrew hairs, and easy bruising are due to defective collagen synthesis and can be mistaken[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] wound healing.[theconversation.com] bruising or gum bleeding without obvious cause.”[web.archive.org]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Possible side effects of dexamethasone include stomach irritation, headache, insomnia, dizziness, restlessness, anxiety, easy bruising, irregular menstrual periods, upset[livestrong.com] – oral corticosteroids can delay wound healing They should also be used with caution in people with a health condition that could be made worse by taking oral corticosteroids[nhsinform.scot] Potential side effects of topical steroids include skin damage, such as skin thinning, changes in pigmentation, easy bruising, stretch marks, redness and dilated surface blood[psoriasis.org]

  • Liver Failure

    Kidney disease or failure Easy bruising and severe bleeding. This happens when the liver stops making proteins that are needed for your blood to clot. Type 2 diabetes.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Previous studies have found that binge drinking delays wound healing, increases blood loss and makes us more prone to pneumonia and other infections.[dailymail.co.uk] bruising and abnormal bleeding Confusion or problems thinking Pale or clay-colored stools Your health care provider will do a physical exam to look for: An enlarged liver[medlineplus.gov]

  • Hemophilia B

    Moderate or mild deficiency is associated with prolonged bleeding after tooth extractions, surgery, or injuries and recurrent or delayed wound healing.[ltd.aruplab.com] bruising, excessive bleeding after surgery, trauma, dental procedures or circumcision; epistaxis, poor wound healing, intracranial hemorrhage, scalp hematoma, development[pathologyoutlines.com] Essentials Disorders of hemostasis can lead to delayed and defective wound healing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infantile Scurvy

    bruising Gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) Nosebleeds Possible weight gain because of slowed metabolism Rough, dry, scaly skin Swollen and painful joints Weakened tooth[physio-pedia.com] The very important effect of vitamin C deficiency is delayed wound healing. There may be severe bleeding with later superimposed infection.[pathopedia-india.com] Wound healing may be delayed and scars that had healed may start to break down. The gums swell and bleed easily, eventually leading to loosened teeth.[geni.com]

  • Cushing's Disease

    Memory loss was due to job stress and thin skin and easy bruising were due to sun exposure. After foot and back fractures at age 47, I was finally diagnosed.[csrf.net] Cushing’s syndrome COMMON FEATURES LESS COMMON FEATURES Weight gain Insomnia Hypertension Recurrent infection Poor short-term memory Thin skin and stretch marks Irritability Easy[pituitarysociety.org] Clinical features which are more specific for Cushing’s syndrome include muscle wasting and weakness, easy bruising, wide purple stretch marks and thin skin.[web.archive.org]

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