Hidradenitis Suppurativa

  • Gregor B. E. Jemec
  • Jean Revuz
  • James J. Leyden

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. Albert Kligman
    Pages 1-3
  3. Florence Poli, Gregor B. E. Jemec, Jean Revuz
    Pages 11-24
  4. Alison Layton
    Pages 25-33
  5. Ximena Wortsman, Gregor B.E. Jemec
    Pages 34-37
  6. Aude S. Nassif, Gregor B. E. Jemec
    Pages 38-49
  7. Philippe Seksik, Jean-François Contou, Anne Cosnes, Jacques Cosnes
    Pages 50-57
  8. Luigi Naldi
    Pages 58-64
  9. Jean Revuz, Gregor B. E. Jemec, James Leyden
    Pages 65-69
  10. Jan von der Werth, Pam Wood, Alan D. Irvine, W. H. Irwin McLean
    Pages 70-85
  11. Cristina Oprica, Carl Erik Nord
    Pages 86-94
  12. Michel Faure, Evelyne Drapier-Faure
    Pages 95-99
  13. István Nagy, Lajos Kemény
    Pages 100-115
  14. Pierre Wolkenstein
    Pages 116-119
  15. James Leyden, Jean Revuz
    Pages 120-123
  16. Evelyne Drapier-Faure, Michel Faure
    Pages 124-127
  17. Hanne Nybæk, Gregor B. E. Jemec
    Pages 136-140
  18. Brigitte Dreno, Anabelle Brocard
    Pages 141-144
  19. Karin Sartorius, Jurr Boer, Gregor B. E. Jemec
    Pages 150-160
  20. Jan Lapins, Lennart Emtestam
    Pages 161-173
  21. Renato G. Panizzon
    Pages 174-176
  22. Gregor B. E. Jemec
    Pages 177-182
  23. Gregor B. E. Jemec, Jean Revuz
    Pages 183-186
  24. Sylvia Shawcross
    Pages 193-200
  25. Back Matter
    Pages 201-204

About this book


This is the first and most comprehensive book perts to give their opinion and interpretation of dedicated to the understanding and treatment the disease, and left our own point of view to the of hidradenitis suppurativa. The most recent chapters summarizing pathogenesis and the- monograph on this disease was Dr Benedek’s py. At points you may therefore find discussions supplement to Acta Dermatovenerologica in of e. g. apocrine glands with which the editors 1957 (1)! The long interval has not been justified may disagree, but rather than suppress infor- by a benign nature or quiet disposition of the tion we have sought to stimulate and inspire an disease. This is a common and debilitating dis- an open dialogue. The book is intended for both ease that significantly reduces the quality of life concrete factual information, as well as inspi- for patients. In spite of this it has not achieved a tion for further studies of aetiology, pathog- deserved level notoriety and scientific interest, esis and therapy. but remains an obscure an ill-understood men- We would like to thank our colleagues for ace to the patients. generously sharing their insight and knowledge. There may be several reasons for this neglect.


Surgery acne inversa apocrine acne apocrine glands atypical lesions complications diagnosis endocrinology epidemiology hidradenitis suppurativa imaging pyodermia fistulans sinifica radiation therapy skin disease therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Gregor B. E. Jemec
    • 1
  • Jean Revuz
    • 2
  • James J. Leyden
    • 3
  1. 1.Roskilde Hospital, Department of DermatologyUniversity of CopenhagenRoskildeDenmark
  2. 2.Service DermatologieCHU Henri MondorCréteil, CXFrance
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyUniversity Hospital of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-33100-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-33101-8
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