Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33--36

Kasabach-Merritt syndrome with large cutaneous vascular tumors


Pavai Arunachalam1, VR Ravi Kumar2, Divya Swathi1 
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

Correspondence Address:
Pavai Arunachalam
Department of Pediatric Surgery, PSG Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore - 641004, Tamil Nadu
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Arunachalam P, Ravi Kumar V R, Swathi D. Kasabach-Merritt syndrome with large cutaneous vascular tumors.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2012;17:33-36


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Arunachalam P, Ravi Kumar V R, Swathi D. Kasabach-Merritt syndrome with large cutaneous vascular tumors. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2012 [cited 2019 Oct 15 ];17:33-36
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