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Successful treatment with interferon alfa in infiltrating angiolipoma: a case presenting with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome
  1. C Akyüz1,
  2. S Emir1,
  3. M Büyükpamukçu1,
  4. N Büyükpamukçu2,
  5. M Çağlar3,
  6. G Kale3,
  7. Ü Çalişkan4
  1. 1Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
  2. 2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
  3. 3Department of Pediatric Pathology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
  4. 4Department of Pediatrics, Selçuk University Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr S Emir, 58.sokak 41/6 Emek, 06510 Ankara, Turkey;


We report a case of infiltrating angiolipoma who presented with a large mass on the shoulder and the signs of Kasabach-Merritt syndrome. She improved dramatically within one month and the mass completely disappeared after six months of interferon treatment.

  • infiltrating angiolipoma
  • interferon alfa
  • Kasabach-Merritt syndrome

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