Revista Cubana de Hematología, Inmunología y Hemoterapia
versão On-line ISSN 1561-2996
Mastocytosis includes a group of diseases characterized by an abnormal accumulation of mastocytes and by the release of chemical mediators. There are ways purely cutaneous and others with infiltration of any tissue. Its etiology is unknown. In the skin it is manifested as a pigmented a nettle rash. Treatment is symptomatic without alteration of the disease course. This is the case of a female patient aged 39 with brown spots in both upper limbs progressively spreading to face, neck, thorax, abdomen and both thighs, not affecting of neither palms nor soles. Initially, vasculitis diagnosis was made. In skin biopsy it was possible to detect cutaneous mastocytosis type mascularis eruptive pertans telangiectasia.
Palavras-chave : Mastocytosis; cutaneous mastocytosis; vasculitis.