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Calciphylaxis (Calcific uremic arteriolopathy)

Calciphylaxis (Calcific uremic arteriolopathy) Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? The diagnosis of calciphylaxis, also known as calcific uremic arteriolopathy (CUA) in the setting of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), is a rare yet often fatal condition caused by calcification of dermal arterioles. Patients with ESRD and secondary hyperparathyroidism are primarily affected; however, other conditions may…

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