Aleukemic mast cell leukemia with abnormal immunophenotype and c-kit mutation D816V.

@article{Noack2004AleukemicMC,
  title={Aleukemic mast cell leukemia with abnormal immunophenotype and c-kit mutation D816V.},
  author={Frank Noack and Karl Sotlar and Martin Notter and Eckhard Thiel and Peter Valent and H. -P. Horny},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 11},
  pages={
          2295-302
        }
}
Mastocytosis comprises a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by proliferation and accumulation of mast cells in 1 or more organ systems. Mast cell leukemia (MCL) is an extremely rare subtype of mastocytosis in which a leukemic spread of mast cells and a rapid progression of disease is seen. In typical cases, mast cells are found in the peripheral blood. However, an aleukemic variant of MCL (formerly termed malignant mastocytosis) has also been described. We here report a case of… CONTINUE READING

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