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Is there a cure for calciphylaxis

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Dr. Saima Farghani
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Unfotunately no.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Cox
18 years experience in Wound care
Unfortunately, no.: Calciphylaxis is caused by chronic kidney disease and end stage renal disease. It is a disease of vascular calcification that causes skin necrosis. T ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Calciphylaxis: There is no internationally recognized successful treatment for calciphylaxis.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Calcification: In calciphylaxis, calcium salts are deposited in large amounts in soft tissues, such as blood vessels, muscles and subcutaneous tissue.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Calciphylaxis: There are two components: first, your renal doctor will need to look into correctable biochemical abnormalities to see if there is something to be cor ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Calciphylaxis: In end stage renal patients, purple violet skin lesions that slowly become necrotic. They are very very painful.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Calciphylaxis: Calciphylaxis is a syndrome of vascular calcification, thrombosis and skin necrosis. It is seen almost exclusively in patients with stage 5 chronic ki ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Calciphylaxis: The cause of calciphylaxis remains unknown. It is the result of a multiple factors . These include chronic renal failure, obesity, diabetes mellitus, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience in Wound care
Calciphylaxis: There is little you can do to treat calciphylaxis. Keeping your electrolytes in balance and controlling calcium and phosphorous may be the best way to ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience in Wound care
Calciphylaxis: Calciphylaxis is a poorly understood phenomenon that occurs in end stage kidney disease. There is deposition of calcium in the walls of blood vessels ... Read More

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