Anesthetic considerations in pediatric mastocytosis: a review

@article{Klein2013AnestheticCI,
  title={Anesthetic considerations in pediatric mastocytosis: a review},
  author={Norma J. Klein and Shad Misseldine},
  journal={Journal of Anesthesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={588-598}
}
Mastocytosis is an orphan disease rarely encountered by practicing anesthesiologists. Children with mastocytosis often present for procedures or surgery requiring anesthesia. Because many of the medications commonly used in pediatric anesthesia have been reported to initiate mast cell activation, parents are often very anxious about their child’s perioperative experience. Laboratory investigations of serum histamine assays associated with different anesthetic drugs have not been shown to… CONTINUE READING
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