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Calciphylaxis cutis

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Disease or Syndrome
Synonym: calciphylaxis cutis
SNOMED CT: Calciphylaxis cutis (717043006)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0017216
Orphanet: ORPHA280065


A life-threatening syndrome with manifestation of progressive and painful skin ulcerations associated with calcification of medium-size and small cutaneous arterial vessels. It affects mainly patients on dialysis or after renal transplantation. [from SNOMEDCT_US]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVCalciphylaxis cutis

Professional guidelines


Kodumudi V, Jeha GM, Mydlo N, Kaye AD
Adv Ther 2020 Dec;37(12):4797-4807. Epub 2020 Sep 30 doi: 10.1007/s12325-020-01504-w. PMID: 32997277Free PMC Article
Seethapathy H, Noureddine L
Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2019 Nov;26(6):484-490. doi: 10.1053/j.ackd.2019.09.005. PMID: 31831126
Chang JJ
Adv Skin Wound Care 2019 May;32(5):205-215. doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000554443.14002.13. PMID: 31008757

Recent clinical studies


Pliquett RU, Schwock J, Paschke R, Achenbach H
BMC Nephrol 2003 Sep 29;4:8. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-4-8. PMID: 14514359Free PMC Article

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