Title

Hidradenitis suppurativa: an update on connecting the tracts.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2017

Publication Title

F1000Res

Abstract

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a devastating disease involving abscesses, sinus tracts, and inflammation classically affecting the axilla, groin, and/or anogenital region. Although the disease pathogenesis is not fully understood, recent advances suggest that HS pathology runs much deeper than the cutaneous manifestations. It is now believed that HS is a systemic inflammatory disease that gives rise to the characteristic cutaneous manifestations. This disease is problematic for both patients and physicians to manage because of a variety of diagnostic and management difficulties. This article seeks to provide updates on the current understanding of HS to increase awareness and improve management.

PubMed ID

28794864

Volume

6

First Page

1272

Last Page

1272

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