Ecchymosis is a speckled bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes that creates a larger subcutaneous discharge. It occurs in vasculopathy and thrombocytopenia. It is larger in size than petechiae and smaller than suffusion.
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- POVÝŠIL, Ctibor and Ivo ŠTEINER, et al. General pathology. 1st edition. Prague: Galén, 2011. 290 pp. ISBN 978-80-7262-773-8.