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What is Mast cell sarcoma?

What is Mast cell sarcoma?

  • Mast cell sarcoma: A mast cell sarcoma is an aggressive form of cancerous tumor that is derived from mast cells and connective tissue. The tumor is quite rare but tends to be common in dogs and cats.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Mast cell sarcoma as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mast cell sarcoma: Introduction

Types of Mast cell sarcoma:

Broader types of Mast cell sarcoma:

How serious is Mast cell sarcoma?

Prognosis of Mast cell sarcoma: The cancer is quite aggressive so the prognosis is generally poor. The condition progresses to mast cell leukemia quite rapidly.
Complications of Mast cell sarcoma: see complications of Mast cell sarcoma

What causes Mast cell sarcoma?

Causes of Mast cell sarcoma: see causes of Mast cell sarcoma

What are the symptoms of Mast cell sarcoma?

Symptoms of Mast cell sarcoma: see symptoms of Mast cell sarcoma

Complications of Mast cell sarcoma: see complications of Mast cell sarcoma

Mast cell sarcoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mast cell sarcoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mast cell sarcoma.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Mast cell sarcoma: see treatments for Mast cell sarcoma

Name and Aliases of Mast cell sarcoma

Main name of condition: Mast cell sarcoma

Other names or spellings for Mast cell sarcoma:

Histiocytic mastocytoma

 

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