German translation: Blutergüsse hinter dem Ohr (retroaurikuläre Suffusionen)
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English term or phrase:
Blutergüsse hinter dem Ohr (retroaurikuläre Suffusionen)
Gibt es einen für den medizinischen Laien verständlichen Begriff?
Bruising around the navel (belly button) can be a result of bleeding within the abdomen.
Bruising behind the ear (Battle's sign) can indicate that there is a skull fracture.
Lastly, bruises that are raised, firm, multiple and occur without any injury can be a sign of various types of 'autoimmune' diseases (diseases in which the body attacks its own blood vessels). Each of these should be evaluated by a health care practitioner.