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diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
32 years experience Dermatology
Mastocytosis: Mastocytosis is as skin disease where mast cells (a type of white blood cell containing histamine) accumulate in the skin--can be isolated or solitary ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: If your Drs are smart enough to diagnose urticaria pigmentosa, or cutaneous mastocytosis, they can guide you through all the associated symptoms. They ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: Systemic involvement will be more suspicious when the serum tryptase level is significantly elevated and you also have other generalized symptoms li ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Yes: There are no accurate data on the frequency of mastocytosis. Annual incidence of 5-10 new cases per million population is estimated. In dermatological ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Medications can help: Cutaneous (skin-only) mastocytosis can be treated with antihistamines, singulair, (montelukast) and topical cromolyn if the itching, etc., is problema ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Skin problem: This is a skin disorder. I recommend asking a dermatologist this question.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Control of symptoms: After diagnosis, treatment is mostly focused on controlling symptoms. Flushing, itching, and (to some extent) GI symptoms are helped by antihistamines ... Read More
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