HS was first described in 1833 by the French anatomist and surgeon Alfred-Armand-Louis-Marie Velpeau, which is where the name...
HS Patient Stories
HS BOOK SERIES: “I WILL NOT HIDE” Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)
Our series of book releases for #HSAWARENESS tell the stories of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients in vivid and personal narrative. Told by the patients themselves.
The impact on QoL for patients with HS is extensive yet underestimated; quantifying and assessing the burden of disease for the individual and society will lead to establishment of funding priorities and greater awareness of this condition.”
— Alavi A, Anooshirvani N, Kim WB, Coutts P, Sibbald RG