Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF)?

Updated: May 22, 2018
  • Author: Noah S Scheinfeld, JD, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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A dermatologist should assess the patient. The consultation is usually referred by a nephrologist. A dermatopathologist should be requested to review the biopsy material, and the suspicion of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis should be clearly indicated on the accession form.


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