[Mastocytosis--diagnostic criteria and treatment].

  title={[Mastocytosis--diagnostic criteria and treatment].},
  author={Izabela Dereń-Wagemann and Małgorzata Kuliszkiewicz-Janus and Kazimierz Kuliczkowski},
  journal={Postepy higieny i medycyny doswiadczalnej},
Mastocytosis is a heterogeneous group of rare diseases characterized by the proliferation and accumulation of mast cells in one or more organs such as the skin, bone marrow, liver, spleen, and lymph nodes. According to the WHO classification, mastocytosis is divided into seven subvariants. The symptoms are associated with mediator release and impaired organ function due to infiltration by neoplastic mast cells. There is a higher risk of anaphylactic shock; therefore education of the patients is… CONTINUE READING