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Patterns of vascular calcification in patients with end-stage renal disease and calcific uremic arteriolopathy. Clin Case Rep 2017 12;5(12):2143-2145

Date

12/12/2017

Pubmed ID

29225874

Pubmed Central ID

PMC5715585

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.1220

Abstract

Calcific uremic arteriolopathy or calciphylaxis is a rare and potentially fatal condition, which manifests as skin ischemia and necrosis, usually seen in patients with end-stage renal disease. It is frequently associated with vascular calcification visible on plain radiographs, which can occur in various patterns.

Author List

Koratala A, Leghrouz M, Phillips MH, Bhatti V

Author

Abhilash Koratala MD Assistant Professor in the Medicine department at Medical College of Wisconsin