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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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CORTES-CABALLERO, Carlos; MOGOLLON-ZEHR, Margarita Rosa  and  VERA-CAMPOS, Silvia Nathalia. Giant Congenital Liver Hemangioma: Kasabach Merritt Syndrome. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2018, vol.33, n.3, pp.308-311. ISSN 0120-9957.  http://dx.doi.org/10.22516/25007440.163.

Hemangiomas are the most frequent proliferations in children, and liver hemangiomas are the most common among those in the viscera. Early diagnosis to focus treatment is important. We present the case of a neonate with compromised breathing secondary to the effect of a giant mass that echographically appeared to be a hepatic hemangioma. Surgical resection and subsequent pathology confirmed the diagnosis.

Keywords : Hepatic hemangioma; Kasabach Merrit syndrome; giant hemangioma.

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