Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) | Pathophysiology, Triggers, Signs & Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) | Pathophysiology, Risk Factors & Triggers, Signs & Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by recurrent inflammatory skin lesions (including nodules, abscesses, etc.) that affect particular areas of the body (ex. arm pits, groin). Hidradenitis suppurativa has particular associated risk factors for development of skin lesions, including genetics, smoking and obesity. In this lesson, we discuss risk factors and triggers for this condition, along with signs and symptoms, methods to diagnosis and ways to treat it.
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