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A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1987;30(5):577-582.
Published online May 31, 1987.
A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome.
Byong Lae Kim, Jeong Seo Koh, Woan Chul Suh, Jae Kon Ko
Department of Pediatrics, Daejeon Eul Ji General Hospital
Kasabach-Merritt 증후군 1례
김병래, 고정식, 서완철, 고재곤
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.
Key Words: Kasabach-Merritt syndrome.

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