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Cutaneous manifestations of chronic kidney disease

Certain skin changes are seen in patients with chronic renal failure
  • Uraemic frost
  • Erythema papulaturn uraemicum are erythematous nodules over palms, soles and forearm 
  • Generalized pruritus
  • Kyrle's disease is characterised by multiple discrete or confluent hyperkeratotic follicular papules over lowerextremities
  • Nail changes (half-half nail—proximal white and distal half pink, mees lines are the nail manifestation of CKD
  • Oral manifestations (coating of tongue, xerostomia, ulcerative stomatitis).
  • Metastatic calcification