First author, year Age, sex Treatment Comorbid conditions Recommendations/conclusions
Biswas, 2016[@137833] 62, female Prednisone, 40 mg/d, tapered to 25 mg/d; risedronate, 70 mg/wk; vitamin K, 2 mg/d Psoriatic arthritis, dyslipidemia, fibromyalgia, GERD, peptic ulcer disease, hypothyroidism In a patient with nonuremic calciphylaxis, systemic prednisone treatment showed improvement in wound healing and pain control. The article’s author acknowledged other research showing an association between corticosteroid use and disease onset in other patients.
Cole, 2020[@137809] 56, female Twice weekly topical oxygen therapy at home ESRD, diabetes, amyloidosis, anemia, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia Topical oxygen therapy resulted in complete ulcer healing at 9 weeks.
El-Taji, 2020[@137834] 59, male Conservative Posttransplant ESRD, diabetes, dilated cardiomyopathy, peripheral vascular disease, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure Conservative treatment may be successful in cases without wet gangrene or significant pain.
Lintzeris, 2018[@137828] 62, female Purified collagen matrix with polyhexamethylene biguanide topical therapy ESRD, diabetes PCMP topical therapy resulted in successful ulcer healing at 11 weeks after treatment.
Starcea, 2018[@137835] 4, female Oxygen therapy, CPAP, inotropic therapy, anticonvulsants ESRD attributable to posterior urethral valve Prophylaxis of hyperphosphatemia and secondary hyperparathyroidism and early diagnosis of calciphylaxis may improve survival.
Yalin, 2013[@137836] 67, male Ceftazidime and neutramycin for sepsis ESRD, diabetes, hyperparathyroidism, hypoalbuminemia Increased awareness and early recognition of calciphylaxis with subsequent infection precaution may aid in improving prognosis of the disease.
Yalin, 2013[@137836] 74, female Imipenem plus cilastatin for sepsis ESRD, chronic pyelonephritis, hyperparathyroidism, hypoalbuminemia See above.
Yalin, 2013[@137836] 42, male Calcium acetate phosphorus-binder, vancomycin, fluconazole for sepsis and candidiasis ESRD, hypertension, hyperparathyroidism, hypoalbuminemia See above.
Yalin, 2013[@137836] 57, male Antibiotic therapy for sepsis, aluminum hydroxide for hyperphosphatemia ESRD, diabetes, hyperparathyroidism, hypoalbuminemia See above.
Yalin, 2013[@137836] 48, male Pulse steroid and cyclophosphamide therapy ESRD, diabetes, hypocalcemia, hyperphosphatemia See above.
Yalin, 2013[@137836] 42, female Vancomycin and neutramycin for sepsis ESRD, diabetes, hypertension See above.