Residual lesions after Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon in 41 patients.

  title={Residual lesions after Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon in 41 patients.},
  author={Odile Enjolras and John Butler Mulliken and Michel Wassef and Ilona J Frieden and Paul Nicolas Maria Antonius Rieu and Patricia E. Burrows and Ahmed Salhi and Christine L{\'e}aut{\'e}-Labr{\`e}ze and Harry P. W. Kozakewich},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={42 2 Pt 1},
BACKGROUND Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon (KMP) is the association of a vascular tumor and thrombocytopenic coagulopathy. Vascular tumors are either kaposiform hemangioendothelioma or tufted angioma but not "true" common hemangioma of infancy. There is a conspicuous absence in the literature regarding the late outcome and possible residual lesions after apparent clinical cure of KMP. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to analyze these residua in a large number of patients. METHODS Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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