Case 70: Hemangioma (infantile)
11 week old girl diagnosed in utero with a large vascular liver lesion, with subsequent high output heart failure and Kasabach-Meritt syndrome (anemia, thrombocytopenia and consumptive coagulopathy).
US: Hypervascular, with diffuse arterio-venous shunts
Infantile hepatic hemangioma on ultrasound imposes as a large solid-cystic mass within the left lobe. Color Doppler reveals numerous arteriovenous shunts within the hemangioma.