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A Comprehensive Guide

  • Cem Akin
  • Features treatment guidance incorporating newly approved drugs, providing best practices on how to approach treatment and management of mastocytosis

  • Written by internationally renowned clinicians, allowing it to function as an indispensable, multi-disciplinary resource for medical professionals around the world

  • A highly relevant topic in allergy medicine, this book offers an in-depth guide to diagnosis and management of mastocytosis, an often underdiagnosed disease.


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Dean D. Metcalfe, Do-Kyun Kim, Ana Olivera
    Pages 1-22
  3. Cem Akin, Sigurd Broesby-Olsen, Peter Valent
    Pages 23-34
  4. Joseph H. Butterfield, Thanai Pongdee, Anupama Ravi
    Pages 55-67
  5. Zita-Rose Manjaly Thomas, Karin Hartmann
    Pages 69-91
  6. Iván Alvarez-Twose, Melody C. Carter
    Pages 93-114
  7. Kamyar Asadipooya, Loren Wissner Greene
    Pages 123-140
  8. Theo Gülen, Joanne N. G. Oude Elberink, Knut Brockow
    Pages 141-155
  9. Patrizia Bonadonna, Roberta Zanotti
    Pages 157-174
  10. Dawn Lei, Anna Kovalszki
    Pages 187-205
  11. Siham Bibi, Michel Arock
    Pages 207-230
  12. Hyun Don Yun, Celalettin Ustun
    Pages 231-255
  13. Mohamad Jawhar, Jason Gotlib, Andreas Reiter
    Pages 257-265
  14. Susan V. Jennings, Valerie M. Slee, Jessica S. Hobart, Lisa Morrison Thuler, David W. Mayne, Mercedes Martín-Martínez et al.
    Pages 267-286
  15. Peter Valent, Michel Arock, Emir Hadzijusufovic, Wolfgang R. Sperr, Karin Hartmann, Cem Akin et al.
    Pages 287-299
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 301-307

About this book


This unique book offers an in-depth, best-practices guide to diagnosis and management of mastocytosis, a too-often underdiagnosed disease.

Mastocytosis: A Comprehensive Guide will open with a general overview and discussion of mast cell biology, addressing tryptase and other diagnostic markers in detail. Comprehensive diagnostic criteria and classification will follow, with special emphasis on commonly-seen related manifestations:  skin disease, pediatric mastocytosis, gastrointestinal indicators, osteoporosis, anaphylaxis, venom and drug allergy, and pregnancy. 

Mastocytosis will be an ideal resource for not only the allergist confronted with this condition,  but for a growing, multi-disciplinary audience of hematologists, gastroenterologists, dermatologists, pediatricians, primary care providers and other clinicians who encounter this disease in their patients.



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Editors and affiliations

  • Cem Akin
    • 1
  1. 1.Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Clinical ImmunologyUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

About the editors

Cem Akin, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Ann Arbor, MI 48105 

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Mastocytosis
  • Book Subtitle A Comprehensive Guide
  • Editors Cem Akin
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-27819-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-27822-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-27820-5
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 307
  • Number of Illustrations 2 b/w illustrations, 58 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Allergology
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