Calciphylaxis

Known as: Calciphylaxes, Calciphylaxis, Idiopathic, Idiopathic Calciphylaxis 
Condition of induced systemic hypersensitivity in which tissues respond to appropriate challenging agents with a sudden local calcification.
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Treatment strategies for calciphylaxis are limited by inadequate understanding of its pathophysiology. Mortality reaches 80%, due… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Our study aims to assess the factors affecting survival in patients with calciphylaxis. METHODS We identified 26… (More)
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2008
2008
PURPOSE The use of sodium thiosulfate, bisphosphonates, and cinacalcet for the treatment of calciphylaxis in adults with chronic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Calciphylaxis is characterized by ischemic cutaneous ulceration, high mortality, and ineffective treatment. METHODS… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND Vascular calcification is associated with metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension, atherosclerosis, chronic kidney… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Calciphylaxis is a dreaded complication of renal failure characterized by nodular subcutaneous calcification and painful tissue… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Ectopic calcification is a frequent complication of many degenerative diseases. Here we identify the serum protein alpha2… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND We conducted a case control study to determine risk factors and mortality associated with calciphylaxis in end-stage… (More)
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1998
1998
The purpose of this investigation was to describe the clinical presentation of nine patients with calciphylaxis involving the… (More)
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1990
1990
PURPOSE To determine if the natural anticoagulant protein C plays a role in the pathogenesis of systemic calciphylaxis, a… (More)
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