mastocytoma


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mastocytoma

[¦mas·tə‚sī′tō·mə]
(veterinary medicine)
A local proliferation of mast cells forming a tumorous nodule; seen most frequently in dogs, but occasionally noted in humans.
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Based on history and clinical examination, the case was suspected for cutaneous solitary mastocytoma.
The Swedish company will use the proceeds to invest in production capacity, inventory build-up prior to the launch of Paccal Vet for the treatment of mastocytoma (skin cancer) in dogs and to complete the phase III study of Paclical for the treatment of ovarian cancer in humans.
Urticaria pigmentosa lies on the benign end of a spectrum of proliferative mast cell disease ranging from a solitary mastocytoma to mast cell leukemia.
About Canine Mast Cell Tumor Mast cell tumour (MCT), also known as a mastocytoma, is the most common cutaneous malignant neoplasm in dogs, accounting for 16 to 21% of all skin tumours.
1) The category of cutaneous mastocytosis also includes diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis (characterized by generalized erythema and thickened skin), solitary mastocytoma (present as a solitary brown or red lesion), and telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans (diffuse telangiectatic macules on the skin, usually in adult patients).
Results: All patients had cutaneous mastocytosis, 19 patients had urticaria pigmentosa and 2 patients had mastocytoma.