In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series, Dr. Vincent A. DeLeo speaks with Dr. Robert G. Micheletti about managing patients with calciphylaxis. Emphasizing the importance of early recognition and diagnosis in this rare but potentially fatal condition, Dr. Micheletti describes the clinical features of calciphylaxis that dermatologists may encounter at the bedside, noting that biopsy often is nondefinitive. He also outlines various treatment approaches for calciphylaxis and briefly discusses prognosis, preventive measures, and future directions for research.
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