Your healthcare provider can diagnose cutaneous mastocytosis by the appearance of your skin and confirm it by finding an abnormally high number of mast cells on a skin biopsy. The diagnosis of systemic mastocytosis is made when an increased number of abnormal mast cells is found during an examination of your bone marrow.
Other tests that are important in evaluating a suspected case of mastocytosis include
Mastocytosis is a disorder that may occur in both children and adults. It is caused by the presence of too many mast cells in your body.read more
Symptoms of mastocytosis include allergic response such as flushing, itching, abdominal cramping, and even shock.read more