calciphylaxis


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calciphylaxis

n calcifilaxis f
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"Calciphylaxis Is Usually Non-Ulcerating: Risk Factors, Outcome and Therapy." Kidney International61 (6): 2210-7.
Recent examples of case studies of interest to medical-surgical nurses include a case study of a patient with calciphylaxis (Schmitz & Reyes, 2009), dialysis and fatigue in a patient with end-stage renal disease (Horigan, Rocchiccioli, & Trimm, 2012), and a patient with pemphigus vulgaris (Pena et al., 2013).
Furthermore, there are numerous painful syndromes unique to CKD such as calciphylaxis [17], renal osteodystrophy [18] and amyloidosis [19].
Ted Rozema: Hans Seyle comments in his book Calciphylaxis about how PTH is a direct producer of calcium deposition in arterial walls.
Sodium thiosulfate has been used successfully in the treatment of calciphylaxis. It is a small molecule that acts as a vasodilator, antioxidant, and calcium chelator.
Calciphylaxis, also known as calcific uremic arteriolopathy (CUA), has been reported to occur in 1% to 4.5% of patients in dialysis [1] and represents a severe complication of end-stage renal disease.
Clinical mimics of WISN include: necrotizing fasciitis, purpura fulminans, calciphylaxis, cryoglobinemia, cholesterol embolization, heparin-induced skin necrosis, and lupus anticoagulant-associated skin necrosis.
It is categorized into 5 major types based on the etiology: dystrophic, metastatic, idiopathic, calciphylaxis, and iatrogenic.