NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
Complication from bruise
Five months ago I ran into the corner of a table and bruised my thigh. The bruise has never fully gone away and I have recently noticed an indention in the muscle at the point of the bruise. What could this mean, and can I expect for it to finally fully heal? I am 36 years old and in good health. Thank you for your assistance.
You may have developed a hematoma at the site. Your physician will need to look at it to comment.
Eric H Kraut, MD
Professor of Hematology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University