calciphylaxis


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calciphylaxis

[‚kal·sə·fə′lak·səs]
(immunology)
A sudden local calcification in tissues in response to induced hypersensitivity following systemic sensitization by a calcifying factor.
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has completed its Phase II clinical trial of SNF472, its lead candidate for the treatment of the orphan disease calciphylaxis (calcific uraemic arteriolopathy, CUA), with both primary and secondary endpoints being successfully met, the company said.
has completed the Phase II clinical trial of SNF472, its lead candidate for the treatment of the orphan disease calciphylaxis (calcific uraemic arteriolopathy, CUA), the private company announced on Tuesday.
Calciphylaxis is an underrecognized crystal deposition disease that's associated with panniculitis, said Dr.
Keywords: Acral gangrene, Calciphylaxis, Case report, Optic neuropathy, Renal failure, Visceral ischemia.
Objective: To know the scientific production on calciphylaxis related to chronic kidney disease.
Ted Rozema: Hans Seyle comments in his book Calciphylaxis about how PTH is a direct producer of calcium deposition in arterial walls.
Clinical mimics of WISN include: necrotizing fasciitis, purpura fulminans, calciphylaxis, cryoglobinemia, cholesterol embolization, heparin-induced skin necrosis, and lupus anticoagulant-associated skin necrosis.
It is categorized into 5 major types based on the etiology: dystrophic, metastatic, idiopathic, calciphylaxis, and iatrogenic.
Sensitization to calciphylaxis by endogenous parathyroid hormone.
RO which becomes clinically evident with cases like bone aches, myopathy, muscle cramps, calciphylaxis and skeleton deformities affects the life quality of the cases with CRF and causes serious mortality and morbidity (5).
Kalajian AH, Malhotra PS, Callen JP, et al: Calciphylaxis with normal renal and parathyroid function.
An example of this is calciphylaxis pain, which can be extremely difficult to manage and sudden escalations can occur without warning.