International Journal of Nephrology Research

International Journal of Nephrology Research


International Journal of Nephrology Research
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2019)

Benign dego’s – not so benign: spilling the beans-unveiling thrombotic micro-Angiopathy in systemic lupus erythematosus


Dr. Sood Vivek, Dr. Vandana, Dr. Joshi Arun, Dr. Dogra Manu, Dr. Dua Arun, Dr. Chauhan Parikshit, Dr. Tiwari Rohit, Dr. Gupta KL

Dego’s disease, is a rare multisystemic vasculopathy, usually benign with involvement of cutaneous vessels, however at times can turn malignant with widespread thrombosis particularly involving vessels of gastrointestinal tract and central nervous system. In the current manuscript, we describe a rare case of Dego’s disease- the benign atrophic papulosis variant unmasking systemic thrombotic microangiopathy in a young patient of systemic lupus erythematosus.
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