Inefficacy of intravenous immunoglobulins and infliximab in Degos' disease.


We report the case of a 60-year-old man who presented with sudden visual loss, a history of postprandial abdominal pain, malabsorption, and skin lesions typical of systemic Degos' disease. Despite anti-aggregants and prednisone the patient's status did not improve. On the basis of the hypothetical dysimmune origin of this disease, we attempted treatment… (More)