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Degos disease


Other Names for this Disease

  • Atrophic papulosis, malignant
  • Degos syndrome
  • Degos's malignant atrophic papulosis
  • Kohlmeier-Degos disease
  • Malignant atrophic papulosis
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Prognosis

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What is the typical prognosis (long term outlook) for people with Degos disease?

Prognosis of individuals with Degos disease varies considerably depending on the extent of blood vessel involvement. Individuals with isolated skin macules have a good prognosis, while individuals with multisystem disease often face life threatening complications.  To learn more about your or your loved one’s prognosis we strongly recommend that you speak with a healthcare provider.
Last updated: 3/31/2011


Other Names for this Disease
  • Atrophic papulosis, malignant
  • Degos syndrome
  • Degos's malignant atrophic papulosis
  • Kohlmeier-Degos disease
  • Malignant atrophic papulosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.