The etiology of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) involves genetic and environmental factors. Well-established associated systemic factors are obesity, smoking, inflammation,...
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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.
” HS is a chronic skin disease with major impact on QoL even when compared to other dermatological diseases. MDI scores in HS patients correlate with disease severity. This correlation could indicate that the MDI represents a valid measure of disease related morbidity that may serve as an outcome measure in future studies and a relevant point of intervention for individual patients.”
— Ring HC, Theut Riis P, Miller IM, Saunte DM, Jemec GB