Hidradenitis suppurativa, Dowling Degos disease and perianal squamous cell carcinoma

Hidradenitis suppurativa Research

Author(s): Li M, Hunt MJ, Commens CA

A patient with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is described in association with Dowling Degos disease and perianal squamous cell carcinomas. As the initial treatment for HS failed to give any satisfactory relief he sought no further medical help for the subsequent 40 years. This patient illustrates the management difficulties in HS and the need for regular surveillance to exclude the development of anogenital squamous cell carcinoma. Previous reports of hidradenitis suppurativa in association with Dowling Degos disease are reviewed and the aetiology is discussed.

Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: The Australasian journal of dermatology
Journal Abbreviation: Australas. J. Dermatol.
Journal Date Published: 1998-02-12

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMID: 9431718
Article Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9431718
Lasted Revision: 2004-11-17

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


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