Hemophilia; Definition, Types, Symptoms, Treatment & Life Expectancy

What is hemophilia, types (hemophilia a, hemophilia b & acquired hemophilia), hemophilia symptoms, hemophilia treatment & life expectancy

5. Bruises and skin manifestations

Bruises and skin manifestations
Bruises and skin manifestations

This is also a ubiquitous symptom, even in mild and moderate hemophilia cases. These patients have bleeding in the skin, which manifests as bruises, petechiae, and other skin manifestations. The blood builds up in the soft tissue, and we can also have large hematomas in the affected area. These skin manifestations are usually followed by mild trauma or after pressing on the skin, hard enough to cause microscopic lesions that won’t be healed and continue bleeding indeterminately.