2020
DOI: 10.1308/rcsann.2020.0146
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Massive liver haemangioma causing Kasabach–Merritt syndrome in an adult

Abstract: Liver haemangiomas are common, but their size very rarely exceeds 40cm. Most people with liver haemangiomas are asymptomatic, and diagnosis is usually made incidentally during imaging for other complaints. When a liver haemangioma is symptomatic or produces complications, surgical intervention may be warranted. Kasabach–Merritt syndrome is an uncommon complication reported in certain rare vascular tumours in children, with only a few cases reported in adults. The syndrome describes a consumptive coagulopathy i… Show more

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