Calciphylaxis of the fingers

Published on Jan 22, 2020in Journal of General and Family Medicine
· DOI :10.1002/JGF2.296
Ko Harada3
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(Okayama University),
Jo Araki (Okayama University)+ 2 AuthorsFumio Otsuka35
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(Okayama University)
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Abstract
A 69-year-old Japanese man with a 10-year history of hemodialysis for end-stage renal disease presented with painful necrosis of the fingers of his right hand. A plain radiograph of the right hand revealed severely calcified arteries, particularly in the ring finger, suggesting the diagnosis of calciphylaxis of the fingers.
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