Cutaneous Mastocytosis Exacerbated by Pinworms in a Young Boy
Article first published online: 9 SEP 2011
© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 29, Issue 2, pages 229–230, March/April 2012
How to Cite
PATRIZI, A., VIRDI, A. and NERI, I. (2012), Cutaneous Mastocytosis Exacerbated by Pinworms in a Young Boy. Pediatric Dermatology, 29: 229–230. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01530.x
- Issue published online: 13 MAR 2012
- Article first published online: 9 SEP 2011
Abstract: Cutaneous mastocytosis in children has an indolent course and undergoes spontaneous regression. Many triggering factors may cause mast cell degranulation and clinical manifestations. Knowledge of these factors is important for patients and their families. We report a case of exacerbation of urticaria pigmentosa due to mast cell degranulation caused by Enterobius vermicularis, which has not been reported before as a triggering factor.