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What causes the easy bruising seen in many people over the age of 60?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Vacular fragility

The blood vessels are more fragile in older people and loss of elasticity of the skin leads to loss of support to blood vessels.
These two combine to make the blood vessels more prone to rupture on minor trauma.

In brief: Vacular fragility

The blood vessels are more fragile in older people and loss of elasticity of the skin leads to loss of support to blood vessels.
These two combine to make the blood vessels more prone to rupture on minor trauma.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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