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Calciphylaxis represents a dermatological emergency with a mortality of up to 80%. The disease is characterized by a triad of arteriolar medial calcification, thrombotic cutaneous ischemia and necrotic ulcerations. Recently several mechanisms of vascular calcification have been identified. This may led to preventive measures in the future. Early diagnosis is important to avoid complications such as sepsis. The dermatologist plays an important role in early diagnosis based on the recognition of clinical presentation and histopathology...
December 2010: Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift Für Dermatologie, Venerologie, und Verwandte Gebiete
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