Calciphylaxis associated with widespread pulmonary calcification.


We report a patient with Crohn's disease and end-stage renal failure, which resulted in severe vitamin D deficiency and hyperparathyroidism. This resulted in the development of calciphylaxis, which initially manifested as pulmonary vasculature calcification; however, the diagnosis was not clear until the classic skin lesions had developed. Calciphylaxis is… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr.09.2008.0880


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@article{Dhanjal2009CalciphylaxisAW, title={Calciphylaxis associated with widespread pulmonary calcification.}, author={Tarvinder Singh Dhanjal and Suresh Babu and Gareth D Beevers and Robin E. Ferner}, journal={BMJ case reports}, year={2009}, volume={2009} }