The link between thyroid disorders and Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS)

“A significantly higher prevalence of thyroid disorders was found among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, and additional study to increase the strength of the association was encouraged in a research letter published in Journal of the American Academy of .

The study: hidradenitissuppurativaawarenehyroid disorders in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: a systematic

“Although HS is thought to be an autoinflammatory disease in contrast to the autoimmune nature of the thyroid disorders, production of inflammatory cytokines such as [tumor necrosis factor]-alpha and [interleukin]-1 beta in HS could trigger the autoimmune process of thyroid disorders in susceptible individuals,” wrote Prakash Acharya, MBBS, MD, and Mahesh Mathur, MD, DCP, both from the department of , College of Medical Sciences in Bharatpur, Nepal.

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