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4 Possible Causes for Easy Bruisability of Lower Extremities

  • Lipedema

    METHODS: Twenty-four healthy subjects and 16 patients with lymphedema and lipedema were studied with MRI and ultratomography. RESULTS: In chronic lymphedema, ultrasonography revealed a statistically significant increase of the subcutaneous fat without difference in skin thickness as compared to the healthy[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    Bleeding is usually mild, rarely spontaneous, and manifests as epistaxis, easy bruisability, or GI bleeding.[merckmanuals.com] extremity thrombosis; chest pain and dyspnea with pulmonary embolism).[merckmanuals.com] Thrombotic events Thrombosis may cause symptoms in the affected site (eg, neurologic deficits with stroke or transient ischemic attack; leg pain, swelling, or both with lower[merckmanuals.com]

  • Thrombocytosis

    Bleeding is usually mild, rarely spontaneous, and manifests as epistaxis, easy bruisability, or GI bleeding.[merckmanuals.com] extremity thrombosis; chest pain and dyspnea with pulmonary embolism).[merckmanuals.com] Thrombotic events Thrombosis may cause symptoms in the affected site (eg, neurologic deficits with stroke or transient ischemic attack; leg pain, swelling, or both with lower[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acrogeria

    bruisability with formation of ugly scars on the lower extremities, 4) small fingernails and onychogryphosis of the nails of both big toes, 5) peculiar wrinkles arranged[jstage.jst.go.jp] , most marked on the backs of the hands, fingers, feet and toes, extending over the distal parts of the forearms and legs, 2) blue veins clearly visible on the trunk, 3) easy[jstage.jst.go.jp]

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