Kasabach-Merrit syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Long-standing right leg swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Male

Marked right thigh swelling with abnormal subcutaneous hypertrophy and abnormality of vascular channels with T2 hyperintensity and contrast enhancement.

Case Discussion

This is a case of Kasabach–Merritt syndrome - a rare complication of large hemangiomas

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Case information

rID: 23880
Published: 15th Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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