BY JEFFREY M. WEINBERG, MD, Author at Clinical Advisor

BY JEFFREY M. WEINBERG, MD

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How to diagnose and treat mastocytosis

The predominant presentation of this mast-cell disorder is development of pruritic lesions—especially after rubbing or exposure to heat. A 2-year-old girl presented with a history of several brown macules located over her trunk and extremities. Her parents reported that the lesions had been present for two months and that some of them became “red and…

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