[Hidradenitis suppurativa involving the perineal region]

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Journal: Harefuah 1991 Jan;120(2):74-6

Author(s): Ben-Aharon U, Fridland M, Chatsubi I, Wechsler U

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. It may occur anywhere in skin containing apocrine sweat glands, but it most often affects the skin of the axilla and the inguinoperineal region. HS of the perineal region is frequently misdiagnosed as other inflammatory conditions, resulting in inappropriate treatment. The best treatment is excision of all the affected skin and subcutaneous tissue. We describe 3 patients with extensive HS and the results of their treatment.

Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: Harefuah
Journal Abbreviation: Harefuah
Journal Volume: 120, Issue: 2
Journal Date Published: 1991-01-15

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMI ID: 2007493
Article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2007493
Created: 1991-05-02

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

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