Orphanet: Cutaneous mastocytosis

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.


Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Captcha image

Cutaneous mastocytosis

Disease definition

Cutaneous mastocytosis is a term referring to a group of diseases characterized by abnormal accumulation and proliferation of skin mastocytes. In some cases (most commonly in adults), cutaneous mastocytosis may occur in association with mast cell infiltration of various extracutaneous organs, in which case the disorder is referred to as systemic mastocytosis (see this term).


Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q82.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1136033
  • MeSH: D034701
  • GARD: 7842
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information

Article for general public


The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.