Mast cell activation disorder masquerading as a nervous breakdown

@article{Nguyen2017MastCA,
  title={Mast cell activation disorder masquerading as a nervous breakdown},
  author={A. P. Nguyen and S. Teuber},
  journal={Criminology},
  year={2017},
  volume={4},
  pages={51}
}
  • A. P. Nguyen, S. Teuber
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Criminology
  • While mast cells have been implicated in human disease since the early 1900s, mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) was only recently discovered and recognized as a disorder caused by aberrant release of mast cell mediator enzymes. These mediators trigger a wide variety of symptoms ranging from headache, pruritis and gastrointestinal discomfort to life-threatening anaphylaxis. MCAS is frequently unrecognized and misdiagnosed because symptoms associated with MCAS are often present in other… CONTINUE READING

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