THC – Ryan

Petechiae/Purpura/Eccymosis (brusing) — this is not the best photo, and Ryan’s case would definitely be more subtle.


This is more mild, and more like what you’d see in early ALL:

subtle petichiae

Also this (more of a classical bruise appearance):



This is what a port looks like (but it all be under the skin and never seen):


And here’s what the accessed port looks like (outside of the body):

Accessed port

When the port is in place and not accessed it looks like this (smiley face optional):

Deaccessed port

Accessed, the port looks like this (it’s a needle going in to the port, attached to IV tubing and covered with a dressing:

Accessed port in pt

Accessed port in pt 2