Tuesday 6 July 2004
Definition: Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon (KMP) is characterized by profound thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, a consumptive coagulopathy, and an enlarging vascular lesion.
Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon is a serious coagulopathy associated with kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE), tufted angioma, and possibly other vascular neoplasms.
- kaposiform hemangioendothelioma
- tufted angioma
- multifocal lymphangioendotheliomatosis with thrombocytopenia (15148106)
- angiosarcoma (12410374, 17505172)
- angioblastoma (9764180)