Mastocytic enterocolitis

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Mastocytic enterocolitis

Mastocytic enterocolitis is a term describing the condition of chronic, intractable diarrhea in individuals with normal colon or duodenum biopsy results, but with an increased number of mast cells in the colonic mucosa (the innermost layer of the colon). The increase in mast cells is not associated with systemic or cutaneous mastocytosis. It is unclear whether the accumulation of mast cells is a response to, or cause of, the mucosal inflammation that causes the symptoms of the condition. Most individuals with this condition respond well to drugs affecting mast cell function.
 

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