Fever with fulminant skin necrosis and digital gangrene in a uraemic woman.


A 40-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted because of general malaise for the previous 3 months. Diabetic nephropathy with uraemia (blood urea nitrogen 78mg/dl, serum creatinine 8.2mg/dl) and secondary hyperparathyroidism (serum intact parathyroid hormone level 1920 pg/ml) were diagnosed. However, fever with rapidly… (More)


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