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Medical Term:

diffuse mastocytosis

Definition

infiltration of many organ systems by mast cells with varied clinical manifestations that can include fever, weight loss, flushing, bronchospasm, rhinorrhea, palpitations, dyspnea, diarrhea, gastrointestinal bleeding, and hypotension.

Synonym(s): systemic mastocytosis

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