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A Note from the Research Chair

Jul 18, 2019

July 2019 Hello Mast Cell Disease Community! Our TMS Research Team continues to work hard on a variety of exciting initiatives! See the Research Committee Activities page for a listing of some of our key projects. We are thrilled to announce that Matthew Hamilton, MD (Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard University, MA), and colleagues, have been […]

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Jennifer Veit DC

Jun 10, 2019

I am a pediatric chiropractor who has been introduced to MCAS via my patients. I am happy to play a supportive role in my patient’s healthcare and we have found that body work in various forms has helped with body pain and generalized well being.

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TMS Initiatives and Updates

May 03, 2019

Report for Annual Meeting open to all members May 3, 2019 From the TMS Chair, Valerie M. Slee, RN, BSN: The Mastocytosis Society, Inc. is so very grateful to our members like you, who so generously support our mission and major initiatives. We are jumping into the future with hope, and we are so excited […]

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Steven V. Stryk

Mar 21, 2019

Patients must have an elevated tryptase above lab normals to schedule an appointment for Mastocytosis or MMAS.

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Cheyanne Perry

Feb 07, 2019

A woman stood amongst the rubble, solemnly watching as the emergency crew prepared her husband for transport. An officer contorted his face with a hardened expression, delivering the unfortunate news. It was assumed he fell asleep behind the wheel. The predicted outcome was grim. Despite numerous miscarriages, the young newlyweds were unknowingly parents the day […]

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Natalia Vargas Navia

Nov 08, 2018

I am a pediatric dermatologist, I work in a pediatric hospital of reference in my country and I have clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with mastocytosis

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The Mastocytosis Society Conference

Oct 23, 2018

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Christopher Chang

Apr 03, 2018

Undergraduate, majored in Chemistry, BSc, MSc from Georgetown University. Medical school at Georgetown University. Pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Allergy/Immunology fellowship at University of California at Davis. Currently, Medical Director of Pediatric Immunology and Allergy at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, […]

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Arnold Kirshenbaum

Mar 13, 2018

Providers are welcome to contact our office 301-860-1200 and discuss a patient prior to referral. Visual web conferences or chats are encouraged. Prior to any patient visit, providers should forward (1) a referral letter stating reason for consulation, (2) a complete summary discharge (maximum 1-2 pages) stating CC, HPI, PMH, ROS, and PE history, and 3) recent lab (6-12 months) as listed below: For MMAS or mastocytosis, lab must include a serum tryptase, cutaneous or bone marrow biopsy with kit, CD25 staining to confirm diagnosis For MCAS, lab must include copies of serum tryptase, copies of all other studies (ie, 24 hour urine studies, serum thyroid functions/antibodies, serology, rheumatology, hormonal studies), xrays, CTs, MRIs, sonograms ordered to workup or confirm diagnosis.

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