Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon: a single centre experience.

@article{Ryan2010KasabachMerrittPA,
  title={Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon: a single centre experience.},
  author={Clodagh M Ryan and Vicotria Price and Philip John and Sanjay Mahant and Sylvain Baruchel and Leonardo Pinto Brand{\~a}o and Victor S. Blanchette and Elena Pope and Miriam Weinstein},
  journal={European journal of haematology},
  year={2010},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={
          97-104
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon (KMP) can lead to life-threatening bleeding, and its optimum treatment has not been established. We review the experience of managing KMP in a single institution. METHODS A retrospective chart review on all children with KMP treated at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, over an 18 yr period was carried out. RESULTS All 15 patients had profound thrombocytopenia and hypofibrinogenemia at presentation, half had bleeding symptoms, and three had… CONTINUE READING
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