Neonate with a fibrosarcoma and consumptive coagulopathy.


We report a case of a neonate with a congenital tumor on the left palm. The patient had a grapefruit-sized tumor and coagulopathy at birth and was presumed to have a hemangioendothelioma with associated Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon. When the tumor failed to respond to systemic steroids, a biopsy specimen was taken, revealing a fibrosarcoma. We describe this… (More)