Hidradenitis Suppurativa

A Disease Primer

  • Alexa B. Kimball
  • Gregor B.E. Jemec

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Stephen J. Lockwood, Alexa B. Kimball
    Pages 1-8
  3. Martina L. Porter, Alexa B. Kimball
    Pages 9-18
  4. R. Kjærsgaard Andersen, Gregor B. E. Jemec
    Pages 19-26
  5. Stephen J. Lockwood, Alexa B. Kimball
    Pages 27-37
  6. Stephen J. Lockwood, Lisette M. Prens, Martina L. Porter, Alexa B. Kimball
    Pages 39-51
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 53-53

About this book


A concise but comprehensive pocket handbook that provides an accessible and up-to-date introductory overview of this debilitating skin disease. Written by highly recognizable leaders in the field, this book presents essential information on the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management strategies and options for hidradenitis suppurativa, forming an ideal resource to increase awareness of this disease among healthcare professionals.


Acne inversa Apocrine glands Follicular epithelium Skin lesions Follicular occlusion Inflammation Progressive scarring Erythema Biologic therapy Anti-inflammatory therapy Topical antibiotics Hurley stages Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clinical Response (HiSCR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Alexa B. Kimball
    • 1
  • Gregor B.E. Jemec
    • 2
  1. 1.Harvard Medical School BostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniv of Copenhagen Roskilde Hosp Department of DermatologyRoskildeDenmark

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-50593-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-50594-7
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