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Mastocytosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mastocytosis
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.465
C20.762.750
Unique ID
D008415
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008415
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A rare neoplastic disorder characterized by a clonal proliferation of MAST CELLS, associated with KIT-D816 mutations, and accompanied by aberrant mast cell activation. The abnormal increase of MAST CELLS may occur in only the skin (MASTOCYTOSIS, CUTANEOUS), in extracutaneous tissues involving multiple organs (MASTOCYTOSIS, SYSTEMIC), or in solid tumors (MASTOCYTOMA).
Previous Indexing
Urticaria Pigmentosa (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
1987; see URTICARIA PIGMENTOSA 1975-1986
History Note
1987; use URTICARIA PIGMENTOSA 1975-1986
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/07
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Mastocytosis Preferred
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