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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Chapter

Abstract

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), also known as acne inversa, is a chronic, debilitating inflammatory disease characterized by painful subcutaneous nodules and abscesses of intertriginous areas that contain both apocrine glands and terminal hairs.

Keywords

Myocutaneous Flap Epidural Abscess Cyproterone Acetate Hidradenitis Suppurativa Apocrine Gland 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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