Calciphylaxis mimicking skin lesions of connective tissue diseases

Academic Article


  • Calciphylaxis is a rare condition found in patients with end-stage renal disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism. We describe two cases of prominent cutaneous manifestations of calciphylaxis in which skin lesions were refractory to topical treatments. We also include a brief description of calciphylaxis.
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    Author List

  • Lue C; Boulware DW; Sanders PW; Omura EF; Ball EV
  • Start Page

  • 1099
  • End Page

  • 1100
  • Volume

  • 89
  • Issue

  • 11