"Leukemia, Mast-Cell" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A form of systemic mastocytosis (MASTOCYTOSIS, SYSTEMIC) characterized by the presence of large numbers of tissue MAST CELLS in the peripheral blood without skin lesions. It is a high-grade LEUKEMIA disease with bone marrow smear of >20% MAST CELLS, multi-organ failure and a short survival.
- Leukemia, Mast-Cell
- Leukemia, Mast Cell
- Leukemias, Mast-Cell
- Mast-Cell Leukemias
- Mast-Cell Leukemia
- Mast Cell Leukemia
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Leukemia, Mast-Cell" by people in Profiles.
Myelomastocytic leukemia versus mast cell leukemia versus systemic mastocytosis associated with acute myeloid leukemia: a diagnostic challenge. Am J Hematol. 2010 Aug; 85(8):600-6.
The identification and characterisation of novel KIT transcripts in aggressive mast cell malignancies and normal CD34+ cells. Leuk Lymphoma. 2008 Aug; 49(8):1567-77.
The tryptase positive compact round cell infiltrate of the bone marrow (TROCI-BM): a novel histopathological finding requiring the application of lineage specific markers. J Clin Pathol. 2006 Mar; 59(3):298-302.
Activity of the tyrosine kinase inhibitor PKC412 in a patient with mast cell leukemia with the D816V KIT mutation. Blood. 2005 Oct 15; 106(8):2865-70.
Diagnostic criteria and classification of mastocytosis: a consensus proposal. Leuk Res. 2001 Jul; 25(7):603-25.