Kasabach-merritt syndrome.

@article{Maguiness2002KasabachmerrittS,
  title={Kasabach-merritt syndrome.},
  author={Sheilagh Maguiness and Lyn Guenther},
  journal={Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          335-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Kasabach-Merritt syndrome (KMS) is a consumptive coagulopathy associated with the presence of a large vascular lesion. It is often a frustrating condition to treat and it carries a high mortality rate. There are currently no known treatment guidelines. Kasabach-Merritt syndrome is associated with kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE) and tufted angioma (TA); these lesions, when associated with KMS, are locally invasive, aggressive vascular tumors. Treatment options include supportive… CONTINUE READING
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