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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastocytosis

Mastocytosis or Clonal bone marrow disorder, a type of mast cell disease, is a rare disorder affecting both children and adults caused by the accumulation of functionally defective mast cells (also called mastocytes) and CD34+ mast cell precursors.. People affected by mastocytosis are susceptible to a variety of symptoms including itching, hives, and anaphylactic shock, caused by the release ...

www.mastattack.org/2014/05/on-prognosis-and-dying-from...

Even though we know that most people with SM die from something else, or that for many people, it is a very manageable disease, there is always the possibility that it will be different for you. ... Mast cells from different molecular and prognostic subtypes of systemic mastocytosis display distinct immunophenotypes. Journal of Allergy and ...

rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/6987/mast-cell-disease

You can also learn more about genetic consultations from Genetics Home Reference. The Mastocytosis Society maintains a Physician Database where you can search for physicians that specialize in Mastocytosis. The Mastocytosis Society has a listing of Medical Research Centers that specialize in mastocytosis. Click on the link to view this list ...

www.cancer.net/cancer-types/mastocytosis

This is Cancer.Net’s Guide to Mastocytosis. Use the menu below to choose the Introduction section to get started. Or, you can choose another section to learn more about a specific question you have. Each guide is reviewed by experts on the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, which is composed of medical, surgical, radiation, ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/systemic...

But if you have systemic mastocytosis, excess mast cells generally build up in your skin, bone marrow, gastrointestinal tract and bones. When triggered, these mast cells release substances that can overwhelm your body and result in signs and symptoms such as facial flushing, itching, a rapid heartbeat, abdominal cramps, lightheadedness or even ...

www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0601/p3059.html

The symptoms of mastocytosis can be like the symptoms of many other health problems. Your doctor may do a skin biopsy to find out what you have. Your doctor removes a small piece of skin and puts ...

mastcellresearch.com/what-is-mastocytosis

What is Mastocytosis. Mastocytosis is a type of mast cell disease in which the body produces too many mast cells. Mastocytosis also features inappropriate mast cell activation, in which mast cells too easily release their contents, called mediators.

www.inspire.com/groups/rare-disease-and-genetic-conditions/...

Systemic Mastocytosis and other Autoimmune Diseases - Rare diseases and genetic disorders. Djkmom. December 9, 2008 at 4:22 pm; ... I refuse to believe I am going to die although at times I feel like I am. Believe Always in God and yourself that you Will get through this. ... Systemic Mastocytosis can be a difficult thing to live with. It is ...

www.healthtap.com/user_questions/362155

Episodes of anaphylaxis with sm can be dangerous if not treated properly, so it's important to use Epipen (epinephrine) and lay flat with the feet elevated slightly.Rarely, sm can be aggressive or associated with a leukemia.In these cases, lifespan may be shortened, but the sm may respond to chemo. See a specialist in masto for more info.

treato.com/Mastocytosis/?a=s

" More Mast Cell Research -- mastocytosis The following is a page about treatment for people with Mastocytosis, a disease where the body produces too many mast cells throughout. I'm not saying we all have mastocytosis, far from it, BUT if there is a similarity in terms of too many mast cells, then we could all learn from the treatment and"