what is the difference between ecchymosis and purpura

Kanchan SEN

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Purpura is a smaller lesion as compared to Ecchymosis. The discolorations are usually small measuring anywhere between 3mm to 10 mm and have more distinct borders. Ecchymosis lesions are larger than the purpura and are more than 1cm diameters with more diffuse borders as compared to purpura.
 

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