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Calciphylaxis

Calciphylaxis: Introduction

Calciphylaxis: A rare fatal condition characterized by calcification of skin blood vessels and destruction of skin tissue. The condition is often associated with end-stage kidney disease. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Calciphylaxis is available below.

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Calciphylaxis: Complications

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Misdiagnosis and Calciphylaxis

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Definitions of Calciphylaxis:

Condition of induced systemic hypersensitivity in which tissues respond to appropriate challenging agents with a sudden local calcification. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Calciphylaxis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Calciphylaxis, or a subtype of Calciphylaxis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Calciphylaxis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
 

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