APD In A Patient With CKD 5 And Hansen’s Disease: A case report

Santosh Varughese, Madhivanan Sundaram, Gopal Basu, Vinoi George David, Anjali Mohapatra, Suceena Alexander, Veerasamy Tamilarasi

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Hansen’s disease has been described in patients with chronic kidney disease and different modalities of renal replacement therapy have been performed with varying results. We describe successful automated peritoneal dialysis on a patient with Hansen’s disease. An arterio-venous fistula creation and preservation with upper limb skin involvement and sensory loss made hemodialysis less advantageous. Transplantation, though possible, has been deferred till ulcers causing recurrent cellulites have been healed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-31
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Peritoneal Dialysis
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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