Dermatology

Operative Techniques for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Operative Techniques for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

History of Surgery in Hidradenitis Suppurativa Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) was first described by two surgeons in the 1800s, Velpeau and Verneuil. There was much debate surrounding whether HS was primarily…

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Laser and Light Treatments for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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Abbreviations: hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clinical Response (HiSCR) Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) photodynamic therapy (PDT) methyl aminolevulinate (MAL)…

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Skin of Color

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Skin of Color

Abbreviations used HS hidradenitis suppurativa IL interleukin Nd:YAG neodymium-doped yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser MetS metabolic syndrome IBD inflammatory bowel disease OR odds ratio SIR standardized incidence ratios QOL quality of life SD…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Women

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Introduction In many epidemiologic studies, hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) has been found to disproportionately affect women of childbearing age. Nearly three-quarters of new diagnoses are in women, with the highest incidence…

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Lifestyle Modifications

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Lifestyle Modifications

Introduction Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory disorder with a profoundly negative impact on quality of life in patients with active disease. Many lifestyle factors are associated with disease…

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The Future

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Introduction This chapter is our vision for the way forward from gaps to goals . We first summarize the major gaps that exist in order to provide optimal care for…

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Pipeline Therapeutics

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Introduction Since early 2000, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of publications and clinical trials devoted to moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). HS is a complex…

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