Clin Case Rep 2017 Aug 3;5(8):1418-1419. Epub 2017 Jul 3.
Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal TransplantationUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleFlorida.
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. Read More