Hidradenitis suppurativa: a case presentation and review of the literature

Hidradenitis suppurativa Research


Author(s): Thomas R, Barnhill D, Bibro M, Hoskins W

A case history of a 34-year-old white woman with recurrent inflammatory lesions involving the inguinal areas bilaterally is presented. Salient points of diagnosis, pathophysiology, and differential diagnosis are discussed. In this patient, steroid injections, incision and drainage, and topical and systemic antibiotics were unsuccessful, and a modified vulvectomy with inguinal skin resection was performed. An historic review of hidradenitis suppurativa is presented, and current options of management are discussed.


Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: Obstetrics and gynecology
Journal Abbreviation: Obstet Gynecol
Journal Date Published: 1985-10-30


National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMID: 4047549
Article Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4047549
Lasted Revision: 2009-10-26


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


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