How does the prevalence of mastocytosis vary by age?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Most patients with mastocytosis are children; 75% of cases occur during infancy or early childhood and usually resolve by puberty. Mastocytosis incidence peaks again in patients aged 30-49 years.


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