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Weird purple marks above my right ankle, what are they? Not itchy, and no ankle sprain.

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Dr. Mathew John
22 years experience in Podiatry
Bruising: Purple or bluish discoloration to the ankle area often is associated with bruising of the surrounding soft tissue. If the area is not associated with an injury you may need a biopsy of the skin to rule out a malignant skin lesion. Always see your doctor for 'weird purple marks' to make sure what your condition is.
Answered on Jul 17, 2012

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