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A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome.
Young Yoon choi, young Hwa park, Hyung Suk byun, Chull sohn, Ae Sook kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(3):310-316.   Published online March 31, 1982
Hemangioma associated with thrombocytopenia is a relatively rare occurrence. The first case was described in 1940 by Kasabach and Merritt, who used X-ray therapy as radium implants in the treatment of hemangioma on the affected infant. The tumor regressed and the platelet count rose to normal. Mechanical sequestration of platelets in the vascular channels of the hemangioma is believed to be the mechanism of...
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