Radiotherapy of refractory bone pain due to systemic mast cell disease.

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Systemic mastocytosis is a rare disease characterized by mast cell infiltration of organs. Bony pain is present in up to 28% of cases and is frequently chronic and difficult to palliate. Historical attempts at pain control have exclusively involved medical therapy. We report three cases of refractory bone pain in two patients with advanced systemic mast… (More)

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