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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 258-260

Solitary mastocytoma arising from a tight infant identification bracelet


1 Department of Dermatology, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
2 Department of Pathology, Changi General Hospital, Singapore

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Wei-Liang Koh
Department of Dermatology, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, Singapore 529889
Singapore
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DOI: 10.4103/ijpd.IJPD_85_17

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Mastocytosis is characterized by a proliferation of mast cells in the skin and extracutaneous organs. Cutaneous mastocytoma is the second most common presentation of mastocytosis in children and has been reported to arise post-trauma. We report herein the second case of solitary mastocytoma resulting from application of an excessively tight infant identification bracelet and the first in the English literature.


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