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con·tu·sion

 (kən-to͞o′zhən, -tyo͞o′-)
n.
An injury in which the skin is not broken; a bruise.

contusion

(kənˈtjuːʒən)
n
(Pathology) an injury in which the skin is not broken; bruise
conˈtusioned adj

con•tu•sion

(kənˈtu ʒən, -ˈtyu-)

n.
an injury to the subsurface tissue without the skin being broken; bruise.
[1350–1400; (< Middle French) < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contusion - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discolorationcontusion - an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
ecchymosis - the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
petechia - a minute red or purple spot on the surface of the skin as the result of tiny hemorrhages of blood vessels in the skin (as in typhoid fever)
black eye, shiner, mouse - a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
2.contusion - the action of bruising; "the bruise resulted from a contusion"
hitting, striking, hit - the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"

contusion

noun (Formal) bruise, injury, swelling, trauma (Pathology), discoloration, knock He had lacerations and contusions all over his arm and shoulder.
Translations
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contusion

[kənˈtjuːʒən] N (Med) → contusión f

contusion

[kənˈtjuːʒən] n (MEDICINE) (= bruise) → contusion f

contusion

nQuetschung f, → Kontusion f (spec)

contusion

[kənˈtjuːʒn] n (Med) → contusione f

con·tu·sion

n. contusión, magulladura.

contusion

n contusión f
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The spectrum of cardiac injury after blunt chest trauma ranges from clinically insignificant myocardial contusion to full thickness cardiac rupture.
It is frequently a result of the cardiac complications (myocardial contusion, atrial rupture, cardiac tamponade, etc.) after blunt chest trauma (1).
However, events leading to death included pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, multi-organ dysfunction, cerebral oedema, myocardial contusion and renal failure.