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