The Degos disease (sometimes mistaken as Dago disease) is also called malignant atrophic papulosis, it is a rare obstructive vasculopathy of unknown origin, characterized by visceral involvement,distinctive skin lesions and an unfavorable outcome.

Degos disease can affects the lining of the small blood vessels resulting in occlusion (blockage). Degos disease has an effect generally in multiple organs as is considered as a serious illness that can result to death within 2-3 years. However, the Degos disease creates an impact particularly in the small and medium sized arteries because it can blocked the arteries causing the blood flow being restricted.


The treatment options are very limited that consist primarily of Anti-platelet drugs, immuno suppressants or anticoagulants and the effect is determined to case to case basis.

Moreover, you can find more information if you visit this site, http://tray.dermatology.uiowa.edu/Degos01.htm or degosdisease.com to have better understanding about this type of disorder.

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