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238 Possible Causes for Delayed Wound Healing, Easy Bruising

  • Malignant Neoplasm

    Following improvements in therapy for childhood malignancies, the striking increase in survival rate over the past 30 years has led to the increase risk of developing second malignant neoplasms (SMNs). We report a case of colorectal carcinoma as a SMN, following treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma. The patient was[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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]

  • Hemophilia B

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

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    bruising, arterial, intestinal, and/or uterine fragility.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] wound healing.[symptoma.com] Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is associated with easy bruising and bleeding complications in the majority.[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] wound healing, excessive panting, sodium retention (which can cause high blood pressure or exacerbate congestive heart failure, and occasionally diabetes.[hallettvet.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]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    – 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] Possible side effects of dexamethasone include stomach irritation, headache, insomnia, dizziness, restlessness, anxiety, easy bruising, irregular menstrual periods, upset[livestrong.com] 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

    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] 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] 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]

  • Scurvy

    wound healing.[theconversation.com] 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] bruising with tiny or large skin hemorrhages, friable bleeding gums, and swollen legs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type 4

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

  • Factor XIII Deficiency

    They also had prolonged umbilical cord bleeding and history of delayed wound healing. Since childhood, they have been developing spontaneous ecchymotic spots.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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