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Cutaneous mastocytoma in childhood: case report


Journal of Dermatology & Cosmetology
Jader Freire Sobral Filho, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Lauro Wanderley, Brazil
Carolina Gadelha Pires, Medical student, Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil
Mohamed Arbaqui Azzouz, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Lauro Wanderley, Brazil

Abstract

The mastocytosis is characterized by local or systemic accumulation of mast cells of unknown etiologic, for which is included in groups of infrequent desease. It generally appears in the childhood or in adults between the third and fourth decade of life and it may lead to different clinical pictures. The case of a six month-old female is presented with lesion cutaneous and histopathological characteristics from this illness.

Keywords

Hypersensitivity, Pilomatrixoma, Mastocytosis, Children, Progenitor cells, Urticaria Pigmentosa, VDRL, Skin, KIT D816V, Liver, Lymph nodes, Bone marrow, X histiocytosis, Spitz nevus, Darier’s sign

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