Rev Med Suisse 2018 Feb;14(595):426-429
Service de néphrologie, Département des spécialités de médecine, HUG, 1211 Genève 14.
Calciphylaxis is a rare disease with a poor prognostic that mostly occurs in patients with renal failure. Diagnosis is difficult and skin biopsy is the gold standard diagnostic procedure, although it may aggravate skin lesions. Identification of the typical cutaneous signs is important to initiate adequate medical care. Read More