Hidradenitis suppurativa: A disease of infundibular epidermis, rather than pilosebaceous units?


Journal: Br. J. Dermatol. 2016 Aug;

Author(s): Janse IC, Blok JL, Diercks GF, Horváth B, Jonkman MF

although the exact pathogenesis of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is unknown, it is established that it is primarily an infundibulitis.(1,2) We consider infundibulum as epidermis and not as hair follicle according to Ackerman, as the type of epithelial tissue of infundibular epidermis is indistinguishable from that of interfollicular epidermis.(1) This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: The British journal of dermatology
Journal Abbreviation: Br. J. Dermatol.
Journal Volume: , Issue:
Journal Date Published: 2016-08-20

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMI ID: 27542326
Article: Source Link
Created: 2016-08-20

Abstract Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Abstract Query for “Hidradenitis suppurativa”

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