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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33-36

Kasabach-Merritt syndrome with large cutaneous vascular tumors


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, PSG Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, G. Kuppusami Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Pavai Arunachalam
Department of Pediatric Surgery, PSG Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore - 641004, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.91086

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A case series of four patients who presented with large surface vascular tumors and low platelet count and their management is reported. Medical management was done with steroids, propranolol and vincristine in different combinations. The final response was excellent without surgery.






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