Warfarin-induced skin necrosis mimicking calciphylaxis: a case report and review of the literature.

Abstract

Warfarin-induced skin necrosis (WISN) and calciphylaxis share similar early clinical findings and can both lead to significant morbidity and mortality. The authors reviewed the literature on both conditions and describe a case of extensive skin necrosis in a patient with end-stage renal disease who was initially suspected to have calciphylaxis. Further… (More)

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@article{Chacon2010WarfarininducedSN, title={Warfarin-induced skin necrosis mimicking calciphylaxis: a case report and review of the literature.}, author={Gina Rocio Chacon and Timmy Nguyen and Akram Khan and Animesh A. Sinha and Supriya Maddirala}, journal={Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD}, year={2010}, volume={9 7}, pages={859-63} }