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Anticoagulants Induced Ecchymosis

Seetharaman Nagasubbu, Sai Surendar Mohan, Ramkumar Selvam

Keywords : Anticoagulants, Acenocoumarol, Case report, Ecchymosis, Haemorrhage

Citation Information : Nagasubbu S, Mohan SS, Selvam R. Anticoagulants Induced Ecchymosis. 2023; 1 (1):29-30.

DOI: 10.5005/njem-11015-0003

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 16-08-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


A case report of oral anticoagulant—acenocoumarol Induced Ecchymosis. Acenocoumarol is a coumarin derivative and vitamin K antagonist. Adverse effects like ecchymosis that is potentially fatal if not noticed with an altered coagulation profile. Initiation of safer anticoagulants for mid to long-term treatment under the supervision of coagulation profile.

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