Is survival enough for quality of life in Sagliker Syndrome-uglifying human face appearances in chronic kidney disease?


Sagliker Y., Acharya V., Golea O., Sabry A., Bali M., Eyupoglu K., ...More

JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY, vol.21, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY

Abstract

Background: It is known that secondary hyperparathyroidism (SH) and particularly skeletal changes is a severe condition in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Sagliker syndrome (SS) is a very prominent feature in CKD including uglifying human face appearances, short stature, extremely severe maxillary and mandibulary changes, soft tissues in the mouth, teeth-dental abnormalities, finger tip changes and severe psychological problems.