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Mast cell disease

Introduction: Mast cell disease

Description of Mast cell disease

Mast cell disease (medical condition): A disorder where excessive amounts of mast cells proliferate in organs...more »

See also:

Mastocytosis:
  »Introduction: Mastocytosis
  »Symptoms of Mastocytosis
  »Causes of Mastocytosis
  »Treatments for Mastocytosis

Mast cell disease: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Mast cell disease:

Mast cell disease: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Mast cell disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Mast cell disease, or a subtype of Mast cell disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

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

Source - Orphanet

Mast cell disease as a Disease

Mast cell disease: Another name for Mastocytosis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Mastocytosis
  »Symptoms of Mastocytosis
  »Causes of Mastocytosis
  »Treatments for Mastocytosis

Mast cell disease: Related Diseases

Mast cell disease: Mast cell disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Mast cell disease

Some of the causes of Mast cell disease are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Mast cell disease (Mastocytosis)

Some of the symptoms of Mast cell disease incude:

Treatments for Mast cell disease (Mastocytosis)

Treatments for Mast cell disease (Mastocytosis) include:

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Treatment of Mast cell disease: For more treatment information about Mast cell disease, see treatment of Mastocytosis (Mast cell disease)

Mast cell disease: Article Excerpts about Mastocytosis

Mastocytosis is a group of disorders in both children and adults caused by the presence of too many mast cells... (Source: excerpt from Mastocytosis, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Mast cell disease: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Mast cell disease:

Source - NIH

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