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Calciphylaxis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

Mar 30th, 2021 - Calciphylaxis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Calciphylaxis is a complicated disease that requires specialists in nephrology, dermatology, plastic surgery, endocrinology, infectious disease, wound care, pain management and other areas to work together to treat people with calciphylaxis. Each year, more than 300 people receive calciphylaxis care at Mayo Clinic. Advanced treatment...

Calciphylaxis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Mar 30th, 2021 - Overview Calciphylaxis (kal-sih-fuh-LAK-sis) is a serious, uncommon disease in which calcium accumulates in small blood vessels of the fat and skin tissues. Calciphylaxis causes blood clots, painful skin ulcers and may cause serious infections that can lead to death. People who have calciphylaxis usually have kidney failure and are on dialysis or have had a kidney transplant. The condition can ...

Calciphylaxis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Mar 30th, 2021 - Diagnosis To determine if you have calciphylaxis, your doctor will review your medical history, assess your symptoms and do a physical exam. Tests may include: Skin biopsy. To diagnose calciphylaxis, your doctor may remove a small tissue sample from an area of affected skin for analysis. Blood tests. Blood samples measure a variety of substances in your blood — calcium, phosphorus, parathyroid ...