mastocytosis


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mastocytosis

[¦mas·tə‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Excessive mast cell proliferation. Also known as mast-cell disease.
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Cutaneous mastocytosis was reported in 1936 for the firts time by Sezary and Chauvillon (17).
Response rates were similar regardless of the subtype of advanced systemic mastocytosis, KIT mutation status, or exposure to previous therapy," reported Jason R.
Darier's sign is usually seen in cases of UP; in a study of mastocytosis in children, Darier's sign was present in 94% of cases.
Stephanie Brown, aged 11 months, with one of the rarest medical conditions in the UK - Diffuse Cutaneous Mastocytosis - and sitting pretty now after her treatment |
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A bone marrow biopsy demonstrated systemic mast cell disease involving 5 to 10% of a hypercellular bone marrow and a diagnosis of systemic mastocytosis was made.
The agent has been linked to serious adverse events including dystonia, anaphylaxis, and bullous mastocytosis at standard doses, as well as psychosis, mania, hallucinations, ataxia, dependence, and death at higher doses.
He had markedly elevated serum tryptase levels, and results of bone marrow biopsy revealed 10% mast cells; all these findings were consistent with indolent systemic mastocytosis.
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It has also been approved as a monotherapy for three forms of advanced systemic mastocytosis related to haematological neoplasm or mast cell leukaemia.
Rydapt was also recommended for approval as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with aggressive systemic mastocytosis (ASM), systemic mastocytosis with associated hematological neoplasm (SM-AHN) or mast cell leukemia.