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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 139-141

Extensive vascular calcification


1 Department of Medicine, Military Hospital, Ambala, Punjab, India
2 Department of Surgery, Military Hospital, Ambala, Punjab, India
3 Department of Endocrinology, Command Hospital, Chandimandir, Panchkula, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
K. V. S. Hari Kumar
Department of Endocrinology, Command Hospital, Chandimandir, Panchkula, Haryana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2349-5006.174252

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Calciphylaxis denotes the presence of cutaneous gangrene secondary to the ischemic necrosis caused by vascular calcification. This is seen in patients with end stage renal disease, especially those using the renal replacement therapy. We recently encountered an elderly patient with long standing type 2 diabetes who presented with diabetic foot disease. The evaluation revealed extensive vascular calcifications along with diabetic nephropathy. In this report, we present the case details along with the interesting aspects of the calciphylaxis.


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