Childhood Diseases

Posted by: WillemVenter | 2009/04/06



Is there any support groups for mastocytosis in South Africa?

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I do not have an answer for you. You could address your question to Prof Paul Potter at the UCT Allergy Unit. His email address is:

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Posted by: Stellmom | 2013/10/12

My daughter of 31 has just been diagnosed with this and is finding it difficult to get a doctor to support her management of the disease in the Durban area. Are there any specialists anywhere in SA who have experience in this?

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Posted by: RobF | 2013/05/28

Hi Jolene, not sure this will reach you. The easiest is to contact I don't think we have a support structure here, as the disease is so rare

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Posted by: Jolene's | 2013/02/26

Good day, I know this post is a bit old but was wondering if you managed to find any support groups for mastocytosis?

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