Post-renal transplant calciphylaxis: Successful treatment with parathyroidectomy

R. Fox, L. H. Banowsky, A. B. Cruz

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Calciphylaxis occurs in renal transplant patients more frequently than in chonic hemodialysis patients. It can occur in a patient with normal renal function who is also normocalcemia. Early parathyroidectomy can lead to healing of the skin lesions and prevent death of sepsis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)362-363
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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