Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment June 2014

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“Hidradenitis suppurativa, also called acne inversa, is a chronic, debilitating skin disease characterized by painful, deep inflammatory lesions. These lesions, once believed to represent a disease of the sweat glands, now are thought to arise in the terminal hair follicles in the apocrine gland–bearing areas of the body. The regions typically affected are the intertriginous areas—the axillae, groin (genital, perigenital, anal, and perianal areas), infra- and intermammary skin, buttocks, and upper thighs, although other area..”

Original Release Date: June 2014
Most Recent Review Date: June 2014
Expiration Date: July 31, 2016
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