Pediatr Dermatol 2017 Jan 30. Epub 2017 Jan 30.
Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Background/objectives: Urticaria pigmentosa (UP) is the most common form of mastocytosis in children and is associated with systemic signs, symptoms, and triggers. To our knowledge, the effect of UP on children's quality of life has not been studied. The objective of the current study was to characterize the natural history, triggers, and complications of pediatric UP, identify prognostic indicators, and determine its effect on quality of life. Read More