Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 267, Issue 1, pp 43–45

Angiosarcoma of the breast associated with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome

  • S. H. Y. Moussa
  • A. L. K. Oliveira
  • A. P. de Amorim
  • D. Scandiuzzi
  • E. F. C. Murta
  • S. Soares
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s004040100224

Cite this article as:
Moussa, S., Oliveira, A., de Amorim, A. et al. Arch Gynecol Obstet (2002) 267: 43. doi:10.1007/s004040100224

Abstract 

We report a 55-year-old white woman with an angiosarcoma of the left breast, anemia and thromobocytopenia due to a consumptive coagulopathy (Kasabach-Merritt syndrome).

Keywords Breast Angiosarcoma Kasabach-Merritt syndrome 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Y. Moussa
    • 1
  • A. L. K. Oliveira
    • 1
  • A. P. de Amorim
    • 2
  • D. Scandiuzzi
    • 3
  • E. F. C. Murta
    • 3
  • S. Soares
    • 4
  1. 1.Departments of Imaging Science, Faculty of Medicine, ”Triângulo Mineiro”, Av. Getúlio Guaritá, s/n0 Bairro Abadia, 38025–440, Uberaba, MG, Brazil e-mail: eddiemurta@mednet.com.br Tel.: ++55-34-33185326, Fax: ++55-34-33185342BR
  2. 2.Departments of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, ”Triângulo Mineiro”, Uberaba, MG, BrazilBR
  3. 3.Departments of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, ”Triângulo Mineiro”, Uberaba, MG, BrazilBR
  4. 4.Departments of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, ”Triângulo Mineiro”, Uberaba, MG, BrazilBR