Evaluation of isotretinoin treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa Research

Author(s): Dicken CH, Powell ST, Spear KL

Eight patients with a long-standing hidradenitis suppurativa were treated with isotretinoin, 0.71 to 1.2 mg/kg/day, as a single agent for 4 months and have had follow-up of at least 2 months. The clinical status was judged as cleared in one patient, almost cleared in three patients, improved in one patient, not changed in two patients, and worse in one patient.

Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Journal Abbreviation: J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.
Journal Date Published: 1984-11-01

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMID: 6384295
Article Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6384295
Lasted Revision: 2013-11-21

Abstract Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Abstract Query for Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).


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