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IP Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology


Urticaria pigmentosa: A rare case report


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Author Details : Krishnendra Varma, Noreen Munshi*, Ujjwal Kumar Kumar

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 348-349


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Abstract

Mastocytosis is a rare, acquired multisystem disorder of increased number of mast cell in the skin and other tissues. Mastocytosis is caused by several activating mutations in the KIT gene.1 Although mastocytosis is primarily a systemic disorder, it often presents with skin lesions to dermatologists. Urticaria Pigmentosa is the most common pattern of cutaneous mastocytosis in adults and children.

Keywords: Urticaria Pigmentosa, Mastocytosis.


Doi : 10.18231/2581-4729.2018.0072

How to cite : Varma K , Munshi N , Kumar U K, Urticaria pigmentosa: A rare case report. IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol 2018;4(4):348-349

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