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Calciphylaxis Summary

Description: Condition of induced systemic hypersensitivity in which tissues respond to appropriate challenging agents with a sudden local calcification.

Also Known As: Calciphylaxes; Idiopathic Calciphylaxis; Calciphylaxis, Idiopathic

Networked: 423 relevant articles (29 outcomes, 19 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Calciphylaxis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. sodium thiosulfate : 11 outcomes 3 studies in 46 results : FDA 2
  2. cinacalcet (Sensipar) : 4 outcomes in 14 results : FDA 3
  3. Sodium : 3 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  4. Diphosphonates : 2 outcomes in 8 results : IBA
  5. Warfarin (Coumadin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 29 results : FDA 21 Generic
  6. Vitamin D : 1 outcome in 10 results : FDA 10 Generic
  7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  8. paricalcitol (Zemplar) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 3
  9. Vitamin K 2 (Vitamin K2) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  10. Cytokines : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Calciphylaxis

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  2. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure)
  3. Inflammation
  4. Hyperparathyroidism
  5. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
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Key Therapies for Calciphylaxis

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  1. Parathyroidectomy : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 44 results
  2. Hyperbaric Oxygenation : 3 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 62 results
  4. Limb Salvage : 2 outcomes in 3 results
  5. Debridement : 1 outcome in 11 results
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