may 2018

Advanced Systemic Mastocytosis (SE2002795545)

Mário Pacheco

40 years

About this case

Progressive thrombocytopenia and anemia without hemorrhagic dyscrasia and mild splenomegaly. Abdominal ultrasound with moderate homogeneous splenomegaly.

Diagnosis

Malignant neoplasm of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue, unspecified

Outcomes

Patient survival increased

Immunophenotypic characterization requested and correct diagnosis registered

Immunophenotypic characterization with CD2 and/or CD25 markers is indispensable to make the correct diagnosis, which allows to select the most appropriate therapeutic option. Choosing the most appropriate therapeutic option results in increased patient survival.

Patient survival increased

Correct mutational search performed and correct diagnosis registered

Mutational search is indispensable to make the correct diagnosis which allows to select the most appropriate therapeutic option. Choosing the most appropriate therapeutic option results in increased patient survival.

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Case author

NOVARTIS Portugal