Intestinal obstruction due to kaposiform hemangioendothelioma in a 1-month-old infant: A case report.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Sep;96(37):e6974
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Rationale: Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE) is an aggressive vascular tumor, mainly occurring in infants and young children and previously reported cases were mainly cutaneous or visceral form. Intestinal kaposiform hemangioma was first reported in 2012. Intestinal type KHE showed better prognosis if the lesion was limited in the gastrointestinal tract and coagulopathy was not accompanied. Read More