Treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa with combination hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian and adrenal suppression. A case report


Journal: J Reprod Med 1989 Aug;34(8):543-6

Author(s): Camisa C, Sexton C, Friedman C

A 33-year-old woman with severe familial hidradenitis suppurativa of the vulva and perineum was treated with a combination of dexamethasone and a new synthetic gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist, leuprolide acetate. The clinical improvement paralleled the adrenal and ovarian suppression, as demonstrated by falling blood levels of testosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, androstenedione and estradiol.

Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: The Journal of reproductive medicine
Journal Abbreviation: J Reprod Med
Journal Volume: 34, Issue: 8
Journal Date Published: 1989-08-01

National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMI ID: 2509694
Created: 1989-12-20

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


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