calciphylaxis

Condition of induced systemic hypersensitivity in which tissues respond to appropriate challenging agents with a sudden local calcification. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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calciphylaxis

(kal″sĭ-fә-lakĀ“sis) a condition of induced hypersensitivity characterized by formation of calcified tissue in response to administration of a challenging agent.
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calciphylaxis

Type: Term Pronunciation: kal′si-fī-lak′sis Definitions: 1. A condition of induced systemic hypersensitivity in which tissues respond to appropriate challenging agents with a sudden, but sometimes evanescent, local calcification. Clinical findings include painful, ischemic tissue necrosis with a black eschar on a red to purple reti...
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Calciphylaxis

Calciphylaxis, or calcific uremic arteriolopathy (CUA), is a syndrome of vascular calcification, thrombosis and skin necrosis. It is seen almost exclusively in patients with Stage 5 chronic kidney disease. It results in chronic non-healing wounds and is usually fatal. Calciphylaxis is a rare but serious disease. Calciphylaxis is one type of extras...
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