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Clinical study of Kasabach-Merritt syndrome.
Eun Jung Bae, Young Ah Lee, Hee Young Shin, Hyo Seop Ahn
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(3):371-379.   Published online March 31, 1991
A retrospective analysis of clinical findings in 20 patients with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome who visited Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Hospital from January, 1979 to June, 1990 was performed. The average age of occurrence was 6.4 month and male to female ratio was 1: 1.2. The mean size of hemangioma was 11.0x8.5 cm and the locations were cutanous in 18 (extrem- ities 5, trunk...
A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome.
Eun Hwa shin, Youn Hong Choi, Ju Hong Cha, Kwang Jun Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(7):935-941.   Published online July 31, 1988
Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome is a combination of a rapidly enlarging hemangioma and throm- bocytopenia. A 5 day old male newborn who had giant hemangioma associated with thrombocytopenia and anemia is reported with review of literatures. He was placed on prednisolone, blood transfusion, and compression with the elastic bandage over hemangioma. Hemangioma has been somewhat regressed, bleeding tendency has been improved, however, platelt counts are still low.
A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome.
S H Lee, S J Kim, H D Cha, T W Paik, C M Kang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(3):398-403.   Published online March 31, 1988
Kasabach-Merritt syndrome (Giant hemangioma associated with thrombo-cytopenia) is a rare disease in infants and ifs hemorrhgic manifestations in these patients are frequently severe enough to threaten life. We experienced a case of this syndrome in a 19 days old boy who had a huge hemangioma on the left upper arm, left anterior chest and back, associated with thrombocytopenia at birth. The patient also had pneumonia...
Case Report
A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome.
Byong Lae Kim, Jeong Seo Koh, Woan Chul Suh, Jae Kon Ko
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1987;30(5):577-582.   Published online May 31, 1987
Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome is association of thrombocytopenia with giant hemangioma. A 20 days, male patient had thrombocytopenia, the hemangioma involved the skin of the right distal femur. This patient was placed on combined therapy with radiation and steroid. Following the conservative therapy, the hemangioma regressed and the platelet returned to normal range. We presented the case with brief review of the literatures.
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