Uraemic Frost

A clinical finding in severe chronic renal failure, in which the concentration of urea is markedly increased in sweat, causing precipitation of crystallised urea in the skin
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Specific Manifestations of Chronic Kidney Disease Pruritus : Purpura Xerosis : Gynaecomastia Pigmentary Changes : Uraemic Frost Bullous Dermatoses : Oral Mucosal Changes Metastatic Calcification : Specific Nail Changes Perforating Dermatoses : Hair Abnormalities
Xerosis Purpura Pruritus Gynaecomastia Pigmentary Changes Uraemic Frost Bullous Dermatoses Oral Mucosal Changes Metastatic Calcification Scleredema adultorum perforating Dermatoses of Buschke
The absence of uraemic frost in this study could be attributed to the patient seeking medical aid early and the prompt dialysis therapy, which arrested this cutaneous manifestation, a terminal finding in uraemia.
Ecchymosis was seen in 30% and Uraemic frost was seen in 4% of cases.