Calciphylaxis following acute renal injury: a case and literature review
© The Author(s) 2016
Received: 6 June 2016
Accepted: 1 July 2016
Published: 11 July 2016
Calciphylaxis following acute renal failure is rare.
We report A 57-year-old male with an acute renal failure associated with necrotizing fasciitis. We also review the cases of calciphylaxis due to acute renal disorder further.
It should be kept in mind that calciphylaxis is observed in patient with not only chronic renal disease but also acute renal failure.
KeywordsCalciphylaxis Acute renal injury Literature review
Calciphylaxis is a disease of cutaneous vessel calcification-induced skin ulceration (Hayashi 2013). Although the detail mechanism remains unclear, various diseases, such as a secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic renal failure, are known to trigger calciphylaxis (Hayashi 2013). However, some calciphylaxis cases have also been reported during hemodialysis for acute renal failure (Honda et al. 2015; Chavel et al. 2004). Herein, we report a case of calciphylaxis caused following acute renal failure. We also review the cases of calciphylaxis for hemodialysis due to acute renal disorder further.
Case reports of calciphylaxis due to acute renal failure
Treatment for calciphylaxis
Honda et al.
Chavel et al.
Topical skin care
Topical skin care
It should be kept in mind that calciphylaxis is observed in patient with not only chronic renal disease but also acute renal failure. Because of limited number of cases, further investigation is necessary to clarify the detail mechanism of calciphylaxis due to acute renal failure.
TO, YS, SO, DO, SH, MY, EO, and TY performed her skin eruption. TO and YS described this manuscript. MN organized and described this manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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