Thiam Seong Christopher Lim
Universiti Putra Malaysia
CalciphylaxisDialysisContinuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysisDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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#1Sin Nee Tan (Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan)
#2Thiam Seong Christopher Lim (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 1
#1Thiam Seong Christopher Lim (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 1
Last. Bak Leong GohH-Index: 9
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Background For peritoneal dialysis patients, the likelihood of conception is low and the probability of getting through the pregnancy successfully is even lower. Almost 60 years after the first reported case of a successful pregnancy in a dialysis patient, many issues concerning pregnancy in dialysis patients remain unresolved. Our patient’s pregnancy is considered high risk as she has end stage renal failure and falls in the category of advance maternal age for pregnancy. We describe here the c...
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#1Thiam Seong Christopher Lim (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)H-Index: 1
Last. Anim Md. Shah (UPM: Universiti Putra Malaysia)
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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...