What are surgical issues faced by patients with mastocytosis?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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General anesthesia may be problematic in patients with systemic mastocytosis and perioperative modalities of these patients need to be considered. [39] The treatment algorithm for systemic mastocytosis is complex, and the condition is primarily managed by a hematologist. [39, 40]

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