A patient with secondary hyperparathyroidism due to chronic renal failure developed epidermal and follicular calcification without concomitant dermal calcification in the lesions of toxic epidermal necrolysis. We propose that the combination of keratinocyte necrosis and an elevated serum calcium-phosphorus product resulted in epidermal calciphylaxis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Cutaneous Pathology|
|Publication status||Published - 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine