Dermatology Online Journal
Calciphylaxis treated with sodium thiosulfate: report of two cases
- Author(s): Garcia, Celia Posada
- Roson, Elena
- Peon, Gonzalo
- Abalde, Maria Teresa
- De La Torre, Carlos
- et al.
Although traditionally observed in patients with end-stage renal disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism, calciphylaxis has been reported in patients with normal renal and parathyroid function. There is no evidence-based therapy available. The use of sodium thiosulfate (STS) has been increasingly described. Herein we describe two patients who responded well to this treatment.