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Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

…. Discussion Mastocytosis, a disease in which there is an accumulation of mast cells in tissues, has two variants: cutaneous mastocytosis and systemic mastocytosis [1-5]. Cutaneous mastocytosis occurs when the mast cell proliferation is limited to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Urticaria pigmentosa

…ogical diagnosis. Histol Histopathol 1997;12(4):1081-89. Kurosawa M, Amano H, Kanbe N, et al. Heterogeneity of mast cells in mastocytosis and inhibitory effect of ketotifen and ranitidine on indolent systemic mastocytosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…and telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans are different names for different diseases. Reason: Urticaria pigmentosa and mastocytosis are synonyms, referring as they do to diseases of mast cells in general, that is, macular, papular, nodular,…

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

…riasiform and lichenoid dermatitis, but there are others, like patch stage Kaposi’s disease, metastatic breast cancer, mastocytosis, B-cell lymphoma, etc., which can mimic interstitial or perivascular dermatitis respectively. I have another…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Urticarial Vasculitis?

…blood vessels and other tissues and are often associated with systemic symptoms.” Grattan CEH, Kobza A. Urticaria and mastocytosis. In: Burns T, Breathnach S, Cox N, et al., eds. Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology, 7th ed. Oxford: Blackwell…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…s is the number 5 for caf?-au-lait spots indicative of neurofibromatosis, 6 for mast cells per high power field as a sign of mastocytosis, and 6 mm diameter as a criterion for the diagnosis of melanoma in the ABCDs. A surgeon should excise as much…