Peristomal hidradenitis suppurativa

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Journal: J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 1996 May;23(3):171-3

Author(s): Fleischer I, Bryant D, Spiegel J, Christian R, Farraye FA

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic, suppurative, and cicatricial cutaneous disease with clinical manifestations including inflammatory lesions and nodules, abscesses, and sinus tracts. We describe an unusual case of peristomal lesions that may represent hidradenitis suppurativa. Peristomal hidradenitis suppurativa has not been previously reported. This unusual complication demonstrates the need for a thorough patient history to identify any systemic disease that may contribute to peristomal skin problems.

Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society / WOCN
Journal Abbreviation: J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs
Journal Volume: 23, Issue: 3
Journal Date Published: 1996-05-01

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMI ID: 8845907
Article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8845907
Created: 1996-10-24

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

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