Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis is a rare variant of mastocytosis in the neonatal period. We describe a case of c-KIT (D816V) mutation-positive fatal diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis with systemic involvement of the gastrointestinal tract and associated malabsorption and hepatosplenomegaly associated with mast cell mediator release symptoms.
*Department of Neonatology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn
†Department of Neonatology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
This case report has been exempt by Maimonides Medical Center IRB.
The authors declare no conflict of interest.
Reprints: Shantanu Rastogi, MD, MMM, Maimonides Infant and Children’s Hospital, 4802 Tenth Ave, F-119, Brooklyn, NY 11219 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Received January 24, 2018
Accepted June 29, 2018