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Is there a cure for calciphylaxis

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
No: A profound problem in end stage renal or kidney failure. High mortality once calciphylaxis sets in.
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
No cure, can treat: Calciphylaxis occurs in long term kidney failure as the name suggests it involves abnormal calcium and phosphorus metabolism . The associated wounds ... Read More
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 35 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Wulff
Wound care 19 years experience
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
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
No cure, can treat: Calciphylaxis occurs in long term kidney failure as the name suggests it involves abnormal calcium and phosphorus metabolism . The associated wounds ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Calciphylaxis: There is no internationally recognized successful treatment for calciphylaxis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Calcification: In calciphylaxis, calcium salts are deposited in large amounts in soft tissues, such as blood vessels, muscles and subcutaneous tissue.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 35 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 35 years experience
Calciphylaxis: In end stage renal patients, purple violet skin lesions that slowly become necrotic. They are very very painful.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 35 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care 42 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care 42 years experience
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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