contusions

Summary

Summary: Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.

Top Publications

  1. Beiner J, Jokl P. Muscle contusion injuries: current treatment options. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2001;9:227-37 pubmed
    ..Although controlled clinical studies are scarce, animal research into muscle contusions has allowed the description of the natural healing process, which involves a complex balance between muscle ..
  2. Armfield D, Kim D, Towers J, Bradley J, Robertson D. Sports-related muscle injury in the lower extremity. Clin Sports Med. 2006;25:803-42 pubmed
  3. Pierce M, Kaczor K, Aldridge S, O Flynn J, Lorenz D. Bruising characteristics discriminating physical child abuse from accidental trauma. Pediatrics. 2010;125:67-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objective was to conduct a pilot study to identify discriminating bruising characteristics and to model those findings into a decision tool for screening children at high risk for abuse...
  4. Powers B, Lasiene J, Plemel J, Shupe L, Perlmutter S, Tetzlaff W, et al. Axonal thinning and extensive remyelination without chronic demyelination in spinal injured rats. J Neurosci. 2012;32:5120-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we do not find a large chronically demyelinated population to target with remyelination therapies. Interventions may be better focused on correcting structural or molecular abnormalities of regenerated myelin...
  5. Hughes V, Langlois N. Use of reflectance spectrophotometry and colorimetry in a general linear model for the determination of the age of bruises. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2010;6:275-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Such refinements might include the use of multiple readings or utilizing a comprehensive mathematical model of the optics of skin...
  6. Junge A, Dvorak J. Injury risk of playing football in Futsal World Cups. Br J Sports Med. 2010;44:1089-92 pubmed publisher
    ..While injuries in football (soccer) have been the subject of numerous publications, little information is available about the injury risk in futsal...
  7. Sandrow Feinberg H, Izzi J, Shumsky J, Zhukareva V, Houle J. Forced exercise as a rehabilitation strategy after unilateral cervical spinal cord contusion injury. J Neurotrauma. 2009;26:721-31 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that Ex alone can influence the evolution of the injury and transiently improve fore and hind limb function during weeks 2-4 following a cervical SCI...
  8. Randeberg L, Larsen E, Svaasand L. Characterization of vascular structures and skin bruises using hyperspectral imaging, image analysis and diffusion theory. J Biophotonics. 2010;3:53-65 pubmed publisher
    ..This technique also shows potential to visualize vascular structures in human skin...
  9. Raghavendran K, Notter R, Davidson B, Helinski J, Kunkel S, Knight P. Lung contusion: inflammatory mechanisms and interaction with other injuries. Shock. 2009;32:122-30 pubmed publisher
  10. Ek C, Habgood M, Callaway J, Dennis R, Dziegielewska K, Johansson P, et al. Spatio-temporal progression of grey and white matter damage following contusion injury in rat spinal cord. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e12021 pubmed publisher
    ..The low variance of the impactor and the comprehensive assessment methods described in this paper provide an improved basis on which the effects of potential treatment regimes for spinal cord injury can be assessed...

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  1. Beiner J, Jokl P. Muscle contusion injuries: current treatment options. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2001;9:227-37 pubmed
    ..Although controlled clinical studies are scarce, animal research into muscle contusions has allowed the description of the natural healing process, which involves a complex balance between muscle ..
  2. Armfield D, Kim D, Towers J, Bradley J, Robertson D. Sports-related muscle injury in the lower extremity. Clin Sports Med. 2006;25:803-42 pubmed
  3. Pierce M, Kaczor K, Aldridge S, O Flynn J, Lorenz D. Bruising characteristics discriminating physical child abuse from accidental trauma. Pediatrics. 2010;125:67-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objective was to conduct a pilot study to identify discriminating bruising characteristics and to model those findings into a decision tool for screening children at high risk for abuse...
  4. Powers B, Lasiene J, Plemel J, Shupe L, Perlmutter S, Tetzlaff W, et al. Axonal thinning and extensive remyelination without chronic demyelination in spinal injured rats. J Neurosci. 2012;32:5120-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we do not find a large chronically demyelinated population to target with remyelination therapies. Interventions may be better focused on correcting structural or molecular abnormalities of regenerated myelin...
  5. Hughes V, Langlois N. Use of reflectance spectrophotometry and colorimetry in a general linear model for the determination of the age of bruises. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2010;6:275-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Such refinements might include the use of multiple readings or utilizing a comprehensive mathematical model of the optics of skin...
  6. Junge A, Dvorak J. Injury risk of playing football in Futsal World Cups. Br J Sports Med. 2010;44:1089-92 pubmed publisher
    ..While injuries in football (soccer) have been the subject of numerous publications, little information is available about the injury risk in futsal...
  7. Sandrow Feinberg H, Izzi J, Shumsky J, Zhukareva V, Houle J. Forced exercise as a rehabilitation strategy after unilateral cervical spinal cord contusion injury. J Neurotrauma. 2009;26:721-31 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that Ex alone can influence the evolution of the injury and transiently improve fore and hind limb function during weeks 2-4 following a cervical SCI...
  8. Randeberg L, Larsen E, Svaasand L. Characterization of vascular structures and skin bruises using hyperspectral imaging, image analysis and diffusion theory. J Biophotonics. 2010;3:53-65 pubmed publisher
    ..This technique also shows potential to visualize vascular structures in human skin...
  9. Raghavendran K, Notter R, Davidson B, Helinski J, Kunkel S, Knight P. Lung contusion: inflammatory mechanisms and interaction with other injuries. Shock. 2009;32:122-30 pubmed publisher
  10. Ek C, Habgood M, Callaway J, Dennis R, Dziegielewska K, Johansson P, et al. Spatio-temporal progression of grey and white matter damage following contusion injury in rat spinal cord. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e12021 pubmed publisher
    ..The low variance of the impactor and the comprehensive assessment methods described in this paper provide an improved basis on which the effects of potential treatment regimes for spinal cord injury can be assessed...
  11. Stam B, van Gemert M, van Leeuwen T, Teeuw A, van der Wal A, Aalders M. Can color inhomogeneity of bruises be used to establish their age?. J Biophotonics. 2011;4:759-67 pubmed publisher
    ..We expect that future age determination of bruises by the inverse procedure described here, possibly also including the distribution of concentrations in the areas will open up a new phase in clinical bruise classification...
  12. Mascaro M, Trojian T. Blunt cardiac contusions. Clin Sports Med. 2013;32:267-71 pubmed publisher
    This article is meant to provide physicians with a working definition of blunt cardiac contusions as well as mechanism of injury for blunt cardiac contusions and the differential diagnoses...
  13. Stam B, van Gemert M, van Leeuwen T, Aalders M. 3D finite compartment modeling of formation and healing of bruises may identify methods for age determination of bruises. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2010;48:911-21 pubmed publisher
    ..It may particularly identify methods for more accurate age determination than currently possible to aid the assessment of child abuse...
  14. Hughes V, Ellis P, Burt T, Langlois N. The practical application of reflectance spectrophotometry for the demonstration of haemoglobin and its degradation in bruises. J Clin Pathol. 2004;57:355-9 pubmed
    ..To develop a non-invasive method to demonstrate the presence of haemoglobin and its degradation products in bruises in live human subjects for the purposes of objectively assisting in the determination of the age of a bruise...
  15. Maguire S, Mann M, Sibert J, Kemp A. Can you age bruises accurately in children? A systematic review. Arch Dis Child. 2005;90:187-9 pubmed
    ..To investigate whether it is possible to determine the age of a bruise in a child in clinical practice by means of a systematic review...
  16. Bohnert M, Baumgartner R, Pollak S. Spectrophotometric evaluation of the colour of intra- and subcutaneous bruises. Int J Legal Med. 2000;113:343-8 pubmed
  17. Anderson K, Strickland S, Warren R. Hip and groin injuries in athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2001;29:521-33 pubmed
    ..This article briefly reviews several common hip and groin conditions affecting athletic patients and highlights some newer topics...
  18. Minamoto V, Bunho S, Salvini T. Regenerated rat skeletal muscle after periodic contusions. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2001;34:1447-52 pubmed
    ..muscle fiber types of long-term regenerated rat tibialis anterior (TA) muscle previously submitted to periodic contusions. Animals received eight consecutive traumas: one trauma per week, for eight weeks, and were evaluated one (N = 8)..
  19. Hughes V, Ellis P, Langlois N. The perception of yellow in bruises. J Clin Forensic Med. 2004;11:257-9 pubmed
    ..07% each year, but gender had no effect. The results reveal that there is variability in the perception threshold for yellow in the general population and that a subject's ability to perceive yellow in a bruise declines with age...
  20. Randeberg L, Winnem A, Langlois N, Larsen E, Haaverstad R, Skallerud B, et al. Skin changes following minor trauma. Lasers Surg Med. 2007;39:403-13 pubmed
    ..It is therefore important to relate the nature of the impact to the temporal tissue responses...
  21. Rabchevsky A, Fugaccia I, Sullivan P, Blades D, Scheff S. Efficacy of methylprednisolone therapy for the injured rat spinal cord. J Neurosci Res. 2002;68:7-18 pubmed
    ..Equally important, our results caution the use of lesion volume dimensions or percent tissue sparing at the epicenter as indicators of therapeutic efficacy because neither reflects the actual amount of tissue sparing...
  22. Payne G, Langlois N, Lennard C, Roux C. Applying visible hyperspectral (chemical) imaging to estimate the age of bruises. Med Sci Law. 2007;47:225-32 pubmed
  23. Chang L, Tsai M. Craniofacial injuries from slip, trip, and fall accidents of children. J Trauma. 2007;63:70-4 pubmed
    ..We retrospectively surveyed our experience with pediatric craniofacial injuries and investigated the distributions of wound type and injury site, severity, and mechanism...
  24. Dunstan F, Guildea Z, Kontos K, Kemp A, Sibert J. A scoring system for bruise patterns: a tool for identifying abuse. Arch Dis Child. 2002;86:330-3 pubmed
    ..To determine whether abused and non-abused children differ in the extent and pattern of bruising, and whether any differences which exist are sufficiently great to develop a score to assist in the diagnosis of abuse...
  25. Aronen J, Garrick J, Chronister R, McDevitt E. Quadriceps contusions: clinical results of immediate immobilization in 120 degrees of knee flexion. Clin J Sport Med. 2006;16:383-7 pubmed
    Quadriceps contusions often result in significant time loss and the possibility of myositis ossificans...
  26. Bariciak E, Plint A, Gaboury I, Bennett S. Dating of bruises in children: an assessment of physician accuracy. Pediatrics. 2003;112:804-7 pubmed
    ..To determine whether physicians can estimate accurately the age of an accidental bruise on direct physical examination...
  27. Kulik A, Al Saigh M, Yelle J, Rubens F. Subacute tricuspid valve rupture after traumatic cardiac and pulmonary contusions. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;81:1111-2 pubmed
    ..We report the unusual presentation of a patient that suffered traumatic cardiac and pulmonary contusions, contributing to the rupture of the posterior papillary muscle of the tricuspid valve 24 hours after ..
  28. Basso D, Beattie M, Bresnahan J. Graded histological and locomotor outcomes after spinal cord contusion using the NYU weight-drop device versus transection. Exp Neurol. 1996;139:244-56 pubmed
    ..05). Thus, spared descending systems appear to modify segmental systems which produce greater behavioral improvements than isolated cord systems...
  29. Viestenz A, Kuchle M. [Eye contusions caused by a bottle cap. A retrospective study based on the Erlangen Ocular Contusion Register (EOCR)]. Ophthalmologe. 2002;99:105-8 pubmed
    ..However, bottle caps alone may also induce severe ocular damage due to ocular contusions while opening carbon dioxide-containing beverage bottles. We studied this type of ocular contusion.
  30. Maguire S, Mann M, Sibert J, Kemp A. Are there patterns of bruising in childhood which are diagnostic or suggestive of abuse? A systematic review. Arch Dis Child. 2005;90:182-6 pubmed
    ..To investigate what patterns of bruising are diagnostic or suggestive of child abuse by means of a systematic review...
  31. Randeberg L, Haugen O, Haaverstad R, Svaasand L. A novel approach to age determination of traumatic injuries by reflectance spectroscopy. Lasers Surg Med. 2006;38:277-89 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a mathematical model to describe blood diffusion within bruised skin, and to use this method to retrieve the age of a bruise from measured skin reflectance...
  32. Cohen S, Towers J, Bradley J. Rotator cuff contusions of the shoulder in professional football players: epidemiology and magnetic resonance imaging findings. Am J Sports Med. 2007;35:442-7 pubmed
    No published reports have studied the epidemiology and magnetic resonance imaging findings associated with rotator cuff contusions of the shoulder in professional football players.
  33. Basso D, Beattie M, Bresnahan J. A sensitive and reliable locomotor rating scale for open field testing in rats. J Neurotrauma. 1995;12:1-21 pubmed
    ..The BBB Locomotor Rating Scale offers investigators a more discriminating measure of behavioral outcome to evaluate treatments after spinal cord injury...
  34. Flint A, Manley G, Gean A, Hemphill J, Rosenthal G. Post-operative expansion of hemorrhagic contusions after unilateral decompressive hemicraniectomy in severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2008;25:503-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Expansion of hemorrhagic contusions in TBI patients is common, but its frequency following decompressive hemicraniectomy has not been well ..
  35. Patno K, Jenny C. Who slapped that child?. Child Maltreat. 2008;13:298-300 pubmed publisher
    ..This case report illustrates the successful use of digital photography to help identify the perpetrator of an inflicted slap mark...
  36. Kettwich L, Sibbitt W, Emil N, Ashraf U, Sanchez Goettler L, Thariani Y, et al. New device technologies for subcutaneous fat biopsy. Amyloid. 2012;19:66-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Subcutaneous fat biopsy is useful for the evaluation of amyloidosis, environmental contaminants, lipid metabolism, genetic studies and diabetes research. The present study examined new technologies for fat biopsy...
  37. Alinia S, Rezaei S, Daroudi R, Hadadi M, Akbari Sari A. Extent, nature and hospital costs of fireworks-related injuries during the Wednesday Eve festival in Iran. J Inj Violence Res. 2013;5:11-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Fireworks are commonly used in local and national celebrations. The aim of this study is to explore the extent, nature and hospital costs of injuries related to the Persian Wednesday Eve festival in Iran...
  38. Tonozzi T, Layne L. Hired crop worker injuries on farms in the United States: A comparison of two survey periods from the National Agricultural Workers Survey. Am J Ind Med. 2016;59:408-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Older workers comprised a greater proportion of injury cases in period II. Overexertion that leads to sprains/strains, dangerous ladder use, and pesticide use should be targeted as important risk exposures on the farm. ..
  39. Machado Aranda D, V Suresh M, Yu B, Dolgachev V, Hemmila M, Raghavendran K. Alveolar macrophage depletion increases the severity of acute inflammation following nonlethal unilateral lung contusion in mice. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014;76:982-90 pubmed publisher
    ..LC produces a nonspecific immune cellular response. Neutrophil recruitment is known to increase the severity of inflammation during LC. However, the exact role of macrophages in modulating the response to LC has not been well described...
  40. Raghavendran K, Davidson B, Huebschmann J, Helinski J, Hutson A, Dayton M, et al. Superimposed gastric aspiration increases the severity of inflammation and permeability injury in a rat model of lung contusion. J Surg Res. 2009;155:273-82 pubmed publisher
  41. Westermann R, Wolf B, Wahl C. Does lateral knee geometry influence bone bruise patterns after anterior cruciate ligament injury? A report of two cases. Iowa Orthop J. 2013;33:217-20 pubmed
    ..As less force is required, smaller bone edema patterns result. ..
  42. Ibrahim M, Parmar H, Yang L. Horner syndrome associated with contusion of the longus colli muscle simulating a tumor. J Neuroophthalmol. 2010;30:70-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Whether it caused the Horner syndrome or was merely a bystander in cervical neck trauma is uncertain. This abnormality should be recognized as a diagnostic confounder...
  43. Ramanitrarivo V, Raobela L, Rakotovao N, Andriamaro I, Louvet D, Bernardin P, et al. [Double disinsertion of inferior and medial rectus muscle after injury. A case report]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2011;34:327.e1-4 pubmed publisher
    ..In spite of a laborious search, we obtained a good anatomic result. Oculomotor disorders require orthoptic training. To avoid diagnostic errors and to reduce oculomotor after effects, vigilance is required during examination...
  44. Ohri S, Maddie M, Zhang Y, Shields C, Hetman M, Whittemore S. Deletion of the pro-apoptotic endoplasmic reticulum stress response effector CHOP does not result in improved locomotor function after severe contusive spinal cord injury. J Neurotrauma. 2012;29:579-88 pubmed publisher
    ..These data raise the caution that injury severity may be a key variable in attempting to translate preclinical therapies to clinical practice...
  45. Thavarajah D, Vanezis P, Perrett D. Assessment of bruise age on dark-skinned individuals using tristimulus colorimetry. Med Sci Law. 2012;52:6-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies on the ageing of bruises have been reported on Caucasians or individuals of fair ethnicity. This study focuses on bruise changes in dark-skinned individuals using tristimulus colorimetry for forensic analysis in such individuals...
  46. Fogarty P, Tarantino M, Brainsky A, Signorovitch J, Grotzinger K. Selective validation of the WHO Bleeding Scale in patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia. Curr Med Res Opin. 2012;28:79-87 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the World Health Organization's (WHO) Bleeding Scale in two studies of eltrombopag in adults with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)...
  47. Hefny A, Eid H, Abu Zidan F. Severe tyre blast injuries during servicing. Injury. 2009;40:484-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to review the relevant literature on tyre blast injuries so as to define the mechanism of injury, outcome, and its methods of prevention...
  48. Oki T, Asamura H, Hayashi T, Ota M. Unusual intracranial stab wounds inflicted with metal tent stakes for a case involving a family murder suicide. Forensic Sci Int. 2010;202:e19-21 pubmed publisher
    ..87mgml(-1). The assailant, another family member with a history of major psychiatric disorders, apparently committed suicide by drowning following the attacks...
  49. Longo U, Loppini M, Romeo G, van Dijk C, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Bone bruises associated with acute ankle ligament injury: do they need treatment?. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013;21:1261-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to analyse the current knowledge, incidence, relevance, and need for treatment of bone bruises associated with acute ankle ligament injury...
  50. Roy T, Knapik J, Ritland B, Murphy N, Sharp M. Risk factors for musculoskeletal injuries for soldiers deployed to Afghanistan. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2012;83:1060-6 pubmed
    ..This study determined injury incidence and examined the association between musculoskeletal injuries and potential intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors...
  51. Demertzis J, Rubin D. Upper extremity neuromuscular injuries in athletes. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2012;16:316-30 pubmed publisher
    ..soft tissue abnormalities seen in muscle injury, and it can reliably diagnose and stage direct injuries such as contusions and lacerations, and indirect injuries such as strains, delayed-onset muscle soreness, and exertional ..
  52. Thurley P, Evans A, Hamilton L, James J, Wilson R. Patient satisfaction and efficacy of vacuum-assisted excision biopsy of fibroadenomas. Clin Radiol. 2009;64:381-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To establish the efficacy, complications, and patient satisfaction for vacuum-assisted biopsy (VAB) excision of fibroadenomas...
  53. Ohnishi Y, Iwatsuki K, Shinzawa K, Nakai Y, Ishihara M, Yoshimine T. Disuse muscle atrophy exacerbates motor neuronal degeneration caudal to the site of spinal cord injury. Neuroreport. 2012;23:157-61 pubmed publisher
    ..We produced spinal contusions in the mid-thoracic segment (Th7/8) of rats. To promote disuse muscle atrophy, their hind limbs were immobilized...
  54. Sgarlato A, deRoux S. Motor vehicle occupants, neck injuries, and seat belt utilization: a 5-year study of fatalities in New York City. J Forensic Sci. 2010;55:527-30 pubmed publisher
    ..We highlight two cases of submarining with severe neck injuries that were related to automatic 2-point shoulder harness restraints without engagement of the lap belt...
  55. Danelson K, Gayzik F, Stern A, Hoth J, Stitzel J. Design, development, and analysis of a surrogate for pulmonary injury prediction. Ann Biomed Eng. 2011;39:2560-7 pubmed publisher
    ..During repeatability testing, the standard deviation was between 2 and 4% of the mean peak pressure. Ongoing research will focus on correlating surrogate data, pressure pulses, or surface deformation, to risk functions for PC...
  56. Amital A, Shitrit D, Fox B, Raviv Y, Fuks L, Terner I, et al. Long-term pulmonary function after recovery from pulmonary contusion due to blunt chest trauma. Isr Med Assoc J. 2009;11:673-6 pubmed
    ..Blunt chest trauma can cause severe acute pulmonary dysfunction due to hemo/pneumothorax, rib fractures and lung contusion...
  57. Baricevic M, Mravak Stipetic M, Majstorovic M, Baranovic M, Baricevic D, Loncar B. Oral mucosal lesions during orthodontic treatment. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2011;21:96-102 pubmed publisher
    ..Oral mucosal lesions can result from irritation caused by orthodontic appliances or malocclusion, but their frequency is not known...
  58. David B, Steward O. Deficits in bladder function following spinal cord injury vary depending on the level of the injury. Exp Neurol. 2010;226:128-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Rats with contusions at T4 and T9 exhibited bladder impairments reflected by increased urine retention from 1 to 12 days post injury...
  59. Klainguti A, Forgacs A, Berkes I, Castellacci E. A plaster containing DHEP and heparin for mild to moderate contusions and sprains with haematoma: a double-blind randomized study. Curr Med Res Opin. 2010;26:2243-51 pubmed publisher
  60. Yuan J, Chen Y, Cheng L. [Changes of aquaporins 1 expression in the contused lung of rats]. Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2009;25:85-7 pubmed
    ..To investigate the expression changes of aquaporins 1 (AQP1) in contused lung tissue of rats and its relationship with pulmonary edema...
  61. Pocecco E, Ruedl G, Stankovic N, Sterkowicz S, Del Vecchio F, Gutiérrez García C, et al. Injuries in judo: a systematic literature review including suggestions for prevention. Br J Sports Med. 2013;47:1139-43 pubmed publisher
    ..There is limited knowledge on epidemiological injury data in judo...
  62. Bambakidis N, Horn E, Nakaji P, Theodore N, Bless E, Dellovade T, et al. Endogenous stem cell proliferation induced by intravenous hedgehog agonist administration after contusion in the adult rat spinal cord. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009;10:171-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Small-molecule agonists of the hedgehog (Hh) pathway were used in an attempt to reproduce these findings through intravenous administration...