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Cutaneous Mastocytosis

  • K. Brockow

Abstract

The incidence of cutaneous mastocytosis is unknown. Perhaps 1 in every 8–10,000 dermatology patients has some form of mastocytosis. About 55% of cases appear in the first two years of life and over 2/3 begin in childhood. The disorder is equally common in boys and girls. The disease is usually sporadic with no genetic predisposition, although about 50 cases of familial mastocytosis have been described.

Keywords

Mast Cell Lichen Planus Bullous Disease Urticaria Pigmentosa Mast Cell Leukemia 
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