BMC Pediatr 2020 04 27;20(1):187. Epub 2020 Apr 27.
Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, No. 107 Yanjiang West Road, Guangzhou, 510120, People's Republic of China.
Background: Systemic drug therapy is generally recommended for infant huge vascular anomalies associated with thrombocytopenia and coagulopathy, but some patients are not suitable due to drug unresponsiveness or life threatening conditions before the drug works, who will need to receive surgical treatment. This study retrospectively analyzed the clinical features, imaging features, and surgical outcomes of these patients.
Methods: The clinical data of 4 infants with huge vascular anomalies (2 vein malformations (VMs) and 2 kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE)) associated with thrombocytopenia and coagulopathy treated from June 2016 to December 2017 were retrospectively analyzed. Read More