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Cutaneous mastocytosis

Cutaneous mastocytosis: Introduction

Cutaneous mastocytosis: Cutaneous mastocytosis (CM), the most common form, occurs when mast cells increase in the skin. It is also called urticaria ... more about Cutaneous mastocytosis.

Cutaneous mastocytosis: Skin mastocytosis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cutaneous mastocytosis is available below.

Symptoms of Cutaneous mastocytosis

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Cutaneous mastocytosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Cutaneous mastocytosis (CM), the most common form, occurs when mast cells increase in the skin. It is also called urticaria pigmentosa. CM mostly affects children. (Source: excerpt from Mastocytosis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Definitions of Cutaneous mastocytosis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cutaneous mastocytosis as a "rare disease".
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