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Contusion

key information

source: FP Notebook

year: 2017

authors: Scott Moses

summary/abstract:

Pathophysiology
-Blunt injury disrupts soft tissue (skin, muscle) capillaries and venules, resulting in Hemorrhage into local interstitial tissue

Risk Factors
-Bleeding Disorder
-Connective Tissue Disorder (e.g. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome)
-Systemic Corticosteroids
-Cushing’s Disease

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