What is a hemorrhagic lesion?
"Hemorrhagic" is the property of containing or secreting blood
that shouldn't be there.
"Hemorrhage" refers to blood escaping from blood vessels of any
A "lesion" is an area of damaged, missing, diseased, or
otherwise abnormal tissue, such a sore. The most common lesions
appear in the skin - pimples, cancer sores, burns.
A hemorrhagic lesion is one that either contains blood or is
bleeding. Examples of hemorrhagic lesions: bruises, petechiae
(tiny, bright red spots), "hickies".
In sum, hemorrhagic lesions can be harmless or very serious,
depending on the type, location, and cause.