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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Sagliker Syndrome, Secondary hyperparathyroidism, Chronic kidney disease, LATE SECONDARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM, CHRONIC-RENAL-FAILURE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


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.