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A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1969;12(9):523-526.
Published online September 30, 1969.
A Case of Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome
Kwang Jun Kim, Jung Sik Kim, Kyung Shuk Yang
Department of Pediatrics, Seoul Red Cross Hospital
Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome 의 1例
金 光 典, 金 仲 植, 梁庚錫
서울赤十字病院 小兒科
A case of Kasabach-Merritt syndrome in a 2 month-old male infant was presented. The diagnosis was confirmed by physical, peripheral blood and biopsy findings. Slight improvement was observed within about 2 weeks of parenteral administration of prednisolone, 20 mg, daily, but after reduction to 15 mg of prednisolone per day, the hemangioma enlarged and the platelets count decreased below 30, 000/mm3 again. X-ray therapy in this case was successful with complete disappearance of the hemangioma and elevation of the platelets to normal level.

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