x

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.

Attention

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

Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis

Disease definition

Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis (DCM) is a rare form of cutaneous mastocytosis (CM; see this term) characterized by generalized erythroderma, various degrees of blistering, skin with a ''peau d'orange'' appearance and the accumulation of mast cells in the skin. At least two DCM variants are recognized, one with extreme blistering (Bullous DCM; see this term) and one with infiltrations (Pseudoxanthomatous DCM; see this term).

ORPHA:79456

  • Synonym(s):
    • DCM
    • Diffuse cutaneous maculopapulous mastocytosis
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q82.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0024901
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12686
  • MedDRA: 10012812

Detailed information

Article for general public

Professionals

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.