Treatment of Cutaneous Calciphylaxis with Sodium Thiosulfate

@article{Auriemma2011TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of Cutaneous Calciphylaxis with Sodium Thiosulfate},
  author={M. Auriemma and A. Carbone and L. Liberato and Antonietta Cupaiolo and Chiara Caponio and C. Simone and A. Tulli and M. Bonomini and P. Amerio},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Dermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={339-346}
}
  • M. Auriemma, A. Carbone, +6 authors P. Amerio
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
  • Cutaneous calciphylaxis is a potentially fatal condition characterized by calcium deposition in dermal arterioles and the subsequent development of livedo reticularis, plaques, and extremely painful ulcers. This condition may be present in up to 4% of end-stage renal disease patients. Several treatments, which mainly attempt to control calcium phosphate metabolism, are available for this condition.We describe two patients treated with sodium thiosulfate with good results. Moreover, we also… CONTINUE READING
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