When is mast cell mediator testing indicated in the workup of mastocytosis?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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If a diagnosis of mastocytosis is uncertain, tests for elevated mast cell mediators and degradation products may help establish the diagnosis.


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