Cutaneous Mastocytosis


MSH: Skin lesions due to abnormal infiltration of MAST CELLS. Cutaneous mastocytosis is confined to the skin without the involvement of other tissues or organs, and is mostly found in children. The three major variants are: URTICARIA PIGMENTOSA; diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis; and SOLITARY MASTOCYTOMA OF SKIN.,NCI: A form of mastocytosis characterized by mast cell infiltration of the skin. (WHO, 2001) -- 2003

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