Calcifilaxis quiz

Check your symptoms and
find possible causes with AI for free

Yukiko Ueda

Medically Reviewed By:

Yukiko Ueda, MD


Please choose the symptom you are most concerned about.

It will help us optimise further questions for you.

By starting the symptom checker, you agree to the Terms of Use.

Any other symptoms?

How Ubie can help you

With an easy 3-min questionnaire, Ubie's AI-powered system will generate a free report on possible causes.

Your symptoms

Input your symptoms

Our AI

Our AI checks your symptoms

Your report

You get your personalized report

Personalized Report

✔︎  When to see a doctor

✔︎  What causes your symptoms

✔︎  Treatment information etc.

Free. No signup needed.
Developed by doctors.

Learn more about Calcifilaxis

Content updated on 2022-06-02

What is calcifilaxis?

Calcifilaxis is a rare vascular disorder in which there occurs calcium deposition in the blood vessels. This also causes clot formation, leads to blood vessel block and disrupts blood flow.

Symptoms related to calcifilaxis

  • Kidney failure on dialysis

  • Skin redness or red bumpy rashes

  • Affected area of skin has stinging or tingling

  • Black/blue/brown spots or moles, on the skin and lining of the mouth

Questions your doctor may ask to check for calcifilaxis

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose calcifilaxis

  • Are you currently on dialysis (hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, etc)?

  • Do you have red skin or red spots on the skin?

  • Do you have any pain or tingling in the affected areas of the skin?

  • Are there black, blue, or brown spots on the skin or elsewhere? (Including moles)

Treatment for calcifilaxis

There is no cure for calciphylaxis, it can be controlled by pain medication, medication like sodium thiosulfate and other treatments to decrease calcium buildup.

View the symptoms of Calcifilaxis


  • Raimondi N, Del Vecchio JJ, Ghioldi M, Uzair E. Calcifilaxis [Calciphylaxis]. Medicina (B Aires). 2017;77(4):331-333. Spanish. PMID: 28825580.

Yukiko Ueda

Medically Reviewed By:

Yukiko Ueda, MD


in our Medical Expert Team

Free. No signup needed.
Developed by doctors.

Ubie is supervised by 50+ medical experts worldwide

Shohei Harase

Shohei Harase, MD


Kameda Medical Center, Japan

Sanshiro Kato

Sanshiro Kato, MD

Emergency department

Kawai Clinic, Japan

Yu Shirai

Yu Shirai, MD


Yotsuya Yui Clinic, Japan

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

Co-founder of Ubie, Inc.

Rohini R

Rohini R, MD

Ear, nose, throat (ENT)

Bayshore Health Centre, India

Seiji Kanazawa

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD

Obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN)

National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan

View our medical experts