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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Maria hopes to raise awareness of the condition and the UK Mastocytosis Support Group now has charitable status.
The diagnosis of SM-AHNMD may be difficult to establish, as the histologic and cytologic features of systemic mastocytosis (SM) may be masked by the associated malignancy.
KIT mutation in mast cells and other bone marrow haemopoeitic cell lineages in systemic mast cell disorders: a prospective study of Spanish Network on Mastocytosis (REMA) in a series of 113 patients.
9]/L * Increased eosinophils in peripheral, bone marrow and tissues * < 20% blasts in the bone marrow Mastocytosis * Presences of multifocal compact clusters of abnormal mast cells in one or more organs * 80% of cases have skin involvement Myeloproliferative neoplasm, * Only applied to cases that unclassified have definite features of MPN but fail to meet the criteria of other MPN * Features overlap two or more MPN
These chapters deal with visceral and somatic pain- similarities and differences, molecular mechanisms of visceral hypersensitivity, role of emotion in pain, pharmacotherapy of pain, overlap between IBS and IBD, experimental models of stress and pain, placebo response in IBS, stress and IBD, acquisition, evolution and maintenance of normal gut microbiota, role of pathogenic microbes and commensal bacteria in IBS, bacterial flora in IBD, probiotics in IBD, aminosalicylates and other anti-inflammatory compounds for IBS, eosinophilic esophagitis, mast cell and mastocytosis and collagenous and lymphocytic colitis.
The major differential diagnostic considerations in cases of widespread focal round or oval radiodense lesions are osteopoikilosis, osteoblastic metastases, mastocytosis, and tuberous sclerosis.
Doctors treated the two-yearold's condition - diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis - with a treatment called Psoralen UVA.
From the case report by Weingarten, Volcheck and Sprung of a reaction to intravenous contrast in a patient with systemic mastocytosis (1), it is not clear that the reaction described was anaphyalactoid as suggested.
The phenomenon of endogenously produced heparin-like anticoagulants has been previously described, but is typically associated with hematological malignancies, such as multiple myeloma, chronic lymphoid leukemia, T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia and systemic mastocytosis.
Diagnostic value of tryptase in anaphylaxis and mastocytosis.