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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

Online ISSN : 2581-4729

Print ISSN : 2581-4710

Article First Page : 348

Article End Page : 349


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 :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2581-4729.2018.0072