Hidradenitis suppurativa: A neglected disease in Indigenous Australians

Hidradenitis suppurativa Research


Author(s): Vekic DA, Woods J, Cains GD

We report the first case series of hidradenitis suppurativa in patients of Indigenous Australian heritage. The incidence and ethnicity of populations affected by this condition are not known. The high comorbid disease burden and socioeconomic disadvantage that is well recognised in the Indigenous Australian population poses significant challenges to therapeutic outcomes.


Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: The Australasian journal of dermatology
Journal Abbreviation: Australas. J. Dermatol.
Journal Date Published: 2017-08-09


National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMID: 28791681
Article Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28791681
Lasted Revision: 2017-08-09


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


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