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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Brockow, Knut 
Title:
Epidemiology, prognosis, and risk factors in mastocytosis. 
Abstract:
This article updates current knowledge about epidemiology, prognosis, and risk factors for major complications in mastocytosis. A prevalence of mastocytosis of 1 in 10000 inhabitants has been reported, but underdiagnosis is assumed. The prognosis for cutaneous and indolent systemic mastocytosis is excellent. For more advanced forms of disease, prognostic parameters have been identified. A high extent of skin involvement, increased basal serum tryptase values, and extensive blistering are risk fa...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
34 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
283-95 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0889-8561 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie