Successful treatment of calciphylaxis with pamidronate.


Calciphylaxis is a rare syndrome characterized by calcification of blood vessels and panniculitis in association with ecchymosis and/or skin necrosis. Most commonly, calciphylaxis is seen in patients with chronic renal failure. In this context, bisphosphonates have been successfully applied in some patients. Here we report on a patient with calciphylaxis of… (More)
DOI: 10.1684/ejd.2008.0499


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@article{Schliep2008SuccessfulTO, title={Successful treatment of calciphylaxis with pamidronate.}, author={Stefan Schliep and Gerold Schuler and Franklin Kiesewetter}, journal={European journal of dermatology : EJD}, year={2008}, volume={18 5}, pages={554-6} }