Calciphylaxis in dialysis patients, a severe disease poorly responding to therapies: report of 4 cases.

Calciphylaxis or calciphic uremic arteriolopathy (CUA) is a rare syndrome characterized by the deposition of calcium within the walls of small and medium size vessels in the dermis and in the subcutaneous tissue. The disease mainly affects patients with end-stage renal disease. We report here our experience with 4 cases of calciphylaxis in dialysis patients… CONTINUE READING