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Kalaiselvam Thevandran
Universiti Putra Malaysia
CalciphylaxisDiseaseThrombocytopenic purpuraPathogenesisImmune system
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Calciphylaxis on the background of immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) has never been described. The pathogenesis of calciphylaxis is complex and not fully understood as yet. ITP has a complex pathogenesis that leads to bleeding or thrombotic events. Although ITP is treatable and reversible, calciphylaxis on the other hand, responds poorly to treatment and carries high mortality and morbidity. We present a case of a 56-year-old lady with end-stage renal disease with ITP, who complained of 1-mo...
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