Robert A. Lee

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa (Acne Inversa)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is characterized by recurrent inflammatory lesions distributed bilaterally, in intertriginous areas (ie, axilla, inguinal crease, intergluteal cleft, and inframammary area). Pain and drainage of purulent material is common. The disease most commonly presents after puberty. HS often…

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