What is Kasabach-Merritt syndrome?

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It is a condition where thrombocytopenia occurs in settings of large hemangiomas and vascular tumors due to destruction and consumption of plateletes that gets trapped in the tumor. It is often called Hemangioma-thrombocytopenia syndrome.

answered Oct 12, 2014 by Sujit Shrestha Medical Officer (1,796 points)