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Utility of hydroxyurea in mast cell activation syndrome

Afrin LB. Utility of hydroxyurea in mast cell activation syndrome. Exp Hematol Oncol. 2013;2(1):28. Published 2013 Oct 9. doi:10.1186/2162-3619-2-28

Selecting the Right Criteria and Proper Classification to Diagnose Mast Cell Activation Syndromes: A Critical Review

Gülen T, Akin C, Bonadonna P, et al. Selecting the Right Criteria and Proper Classification to Diagnose Mast Cell Activation Syndromes: A Critical Review [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jun 22]. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2021;S2213-2198(21)00676-0. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2021.06.011

A Challenge for Allergologist: Application of Allergy Diagnostic Methods in Mast Cell Disorders

Romantowski J, Górska A, Niedoszytko M, et al. A Challenge for Allergologist: Application of Allergy Diagnostic Methods in Mast Cell Disorders. Int J Mol Sci. 2021;22(3):1454. Published 2021 Feb 1. doi:10.3390/ijms22031454

Clinical Approach to Mast Cell Activation Syndromes: A Practical Overview

Matito A, Escribese MM, Longo N, et al. Clinical Approach to Mast Cell Activation Syndromes: A Practical Overview [published online ahead of print, 2021 Feb 4]. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2021;0. doi:10.18176/jiaci.0675

New developments in the field of mastocytosis and mast cell activation syndromes: a summary of the Annual Meeting of the European Competence Network on Mastocytosis (ECNM) 2019

Arock M, Sotlar K, Gotlib J, et al. New developments in the field of mastocytosis and mast cell activation syndromes: a summary of the Annual Meeting of the European Competence Network on Mastocytosis (ECNM) 2019. Leuk Lymphoma. 2020;61(5):1075-1083. doi:10.1080/10428194.2019.1703974

Mast Cell Activation: When the Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

Khokhar D, Akin C. Mast Cell Activation: When the Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts. Med Clin North Am. 2020;104(1):177-187. doi:10.1016/j.mcna.2019.09.002

Mast cell activation syndromes - evaluation of current diagnostic criteria and laboratory tools in clinical practice (Review)

Leru PM, Anton VF, Ureche C, Zurac S, Bratu O, Neagoe CD. Mast cell activation syndromes - evaluation of current diagnostic criteria and laboratory tools in clinical practice (Review). Exp Ther Med. 2020;20(3):2348-2351. doi:10.3892/etm.2020.8947

Diagnosis, Classification and Management of Mast Cell Activation Syndromes (MCAS) in the Era of Personalized Medicine

Valent P, Akin C, Nedoszytko B, et al. Diagnosis, Classification and Management of Mast Cell Activation Syndromes (MCAS) in the Era of Personalized Medicine. Int J Mol Sci. 2020;21(23):9030. Published 2020 Nov 27. doi:10.3390/ijms21239030

How to diagnose mast cell activation syndrome: practical considerations

Romantowski J, Górska A, Lange M, Nedoszytko B, Gruchała-Niedoszytko M, Niedoszytko M. How to diagnose mast cell activation syndrome: practical considerations. Pol Arch Intern Med. 2020;130(4):317-323. doi:10.20452/pamw.15212

Expanding spectrum of mast cell activation disorders: monoclonal and idiopathic mast cell activation syndromes

Picard M, Giavina-Bianchi P, Mezzano V, Castells M. Expanding spectrum of mast cell activation disorders: monoclonal and idiopathic mast cell activation syndromes. Clin Ther. 2013;35(5):548-562. doi:10.1016/j.clinthera.2013.04.001

Non-Clonal Mast Cell Activation: A Growing Body of Evidence

Hamilton MJ. Nonclonal Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Growing Body of Evidence. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2018;38(3):469-481. doi:10.1016/j.iac.2018.04.002

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and the potential role of mast cell activation

Doherty TA, White AA. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and the potential role of mast cell activation. Auton Neurosci. 2018;215:83-88. doi:10.1016/j.autneu.2018.05.001

Proposed Diagnostic Algorithm for Patients with Suspected Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Valent P, Akin C, Bonadonna P, et al. Proposed Diagnostic Algorithm for Patients with Suspected Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019;7(4):1125-1133.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2019.01.006

Recent advances in our understanding of mast cell activation – or should it be mast cell mediator disorders?

Theoharides TC, Tsilioni I, Ren H. Recent advances in our understanding of mast cell activation - or should it be mast cell mediator disorders?. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2019;15(6):639-656. doi:10.1080/1744666X.2019.1596800

Risk of solid cancer in patients with mast cell activation

Molderings GJ, Zienkiewicz T, Homann J, Menzen M, Afrin LB. Risk of solid cancer in patients with mast cell activation syndrome: Results from Germany and USA. F1000Res. 2017;6:1889. Published 2017 Oct 26. doi:10.12688/f1000research.12730.1

Successful treatment of postural orthostatic tachycardia and mast cell activation syndromes using naltrexone, immunoglobulin and antibiotic treatment

Weinstock LB, Brook JB, Myers TL, Goodman B. Successful treatment of postural orthostatic tachycardia and mast cell activation syndromes using naltrexone, immunoglobulin and antibiotic treatment. BMJ Case Rep. 2018;2018:bcr2017221405. Published 2018 Jan 11. doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-221405

The Circadian Clock Drives Mast Cell Functions in Allergic Reactions

Christ P, Sowa AS, Froy O, Lorentz A. The Circadian Clock Drives Mast Cell Functions in Allergic Reactions. Front Immunol. 2018;9:1526. Published 2018 Jul 6. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2018.01526

The Many Faces of Mast Cell Disorders—A House of Mirrors?

Golden DBK. The Many Faces of Mast Cell Disorders-A House of Mirrors?. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019;7(4):1139-1141. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2019.02.003

Tinnitus in MCAS

Weinstock LB, Brook JB, Blasingame KE, Kaleem Z, Afrin LB, et al. (2021) Tinnitus in mast cell activation syndrome: A prospective survey of 114 patients. J Otolaryngol Neurotol Res, 4(1): 92-96.

White matter abnormalities are also repeatedly present in patients with systemic mast cell activation syndrome

Haenisch B, Molderings GJ. White matter abnormalities are also repeatedly present in patients with systemic mast cell activation syndrome. Transl Psychiatry. 2018;8(1):95. Published 2018 May 10. doi:10.1038/s41398-018-0143-5

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