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Calciphylaxis with extensive arterial calcification. Clin Case Rep 2017 08;5(8):1418-1419

Date

08/07/2017

Pubmed ID

28781873

Pubmed Central ID

PMC5538074

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.1068

Abstract

Calciphylaxis is a clinical syndrome of arteriolar calcification with resultant tissue necrosis, most commonly seen in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis. This condition carries a high mortality rate mainly due to infection. Helpful interventions include adequate dialytic therapy, medical management of hyperparathyroidism, hyperphosphatemia, and intravenous sodium thiosulfate therapy.

Author List

Qadri SI, Koratala A

Author

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