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Case 71: Small Fiber Neuropathy, Postural Tachycardia, and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome 

Case 71: Small Fiber Neuropathy, Postural Tachycardia, and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
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Case 71: Small Fiber Neuropathy, Postural Tachycardia, and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
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Peter Novak

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190889227.003.0076
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date: 02 December 2020

The patient has history of mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) in which mast cells inappropriately release active substances including leukotriene and histamines, triggering symptoms of flushing and orthostatic intolerance. Small fiber neuropathy was length-dependent, mild, affecting predominantly sensory fibers. Tilt test showed postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS).

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