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May 1969

Solitary Mastocytoma: Case Report in an Adult

Author Affiliations

New Hyde Park, NY

From the Department of Medicine (Dermatology) (Drs. Baraf and Shapiro) and Laboratories (Dr. Shapiro), Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;99(5):589-590. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610230081014

A 16-year-old white boy developed a solitary lesion on his thigh which, when excised two years later, proved to be urticaria pigmentosa. To the best of our knowledge, this is the third reported case of solitary mastocytoma occurring in an adult.