Mastocytosis: Statistics

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Mastocytosis is a rare disorder, and its true incidence rates are unknown. Mastocytosis affects males and females in equal numbers, and can begin during childhood or adulthood. Childhood-onset disease usually occurs before a child turns 2.

Source: National Organization for Rare Disorders.

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