Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…tients with cutaneous mastocytosis may have a single isolated mastocytoma, diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, urticaria pigmentosa, or a rare form of mast cells in the skin seen in adults characterized by telangiectasias and faint lesions, called telang…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Treatment

…oms. Patients should avoid direct physical stimulation to the mastocytomas, and ideally anxiety and stress should be limited. First steps Avoid direct physical stimulation of mastocytoma lesions. Avoid hot temperatures or rapid temperature swings. H…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells’ Syndrome)?

…cteristic of eosinophilic cellulitis in a cutaneous lesson of mastocytoma; Tsuda et al. described the same findings in association with ascariasis; Bogenrieder et al., in the idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome: and Davis et al., in a dominantly in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphadenosis benigna cutis

…nevus often presents itself as a pink, red, or orange papule. Mastocytoma often has a yellow cast and urticates when irritated mechanically by virtue of liberation of histamine from neoplastic mast cells. Findings histopathologic Fully developed De…