Dermatology

Pediatric Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Pediatric Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Introduction Hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa (HS) is a chronic, inflammatory, recurrent, debilitating skin disease of the hair follicle which affects apocrine gland-rich areas of the body. The disease usually presents after…

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Introduction Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) poses many challenges to patients, including delays in diagnosis, recurring pain, discomfort, and inadequate symptom coverage with conventional therapies. A survey study of 303 HS patients…

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Office-Based Non-Excision Procedures

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Office-Based Non-Excision Procedures

Introduction In the last few decades, surgical interventions for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) have expanded well beyond traditional excisional approaches with the popularization of deroofing, the use of electrosurgical and laser-based…

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Pain and Itch Control

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Pain and Itch Control

Introduction Pain is the most burdensome symptom of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), accounting for greater impairment in HS-related quality of life (QoL) than even disease severity. Although it has received relatively…

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Quality of Life

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Quality of Life

Introduction Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is characterized by relapsing, painful, suppurating, bleeding nodules, abscesses, and sinus tracts that primarily affect intertriginous skin. Aside from its debilitating physical manifestations, the disease carries…

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Non-Antibiotic and Non-Biologic Systemic Therapeutics

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Non-Antibiotic and Non-Biologic Systemic Therapeutics

Introduction The pathogenesis of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) remains to be fully elucidated. Genetic susceptibility along with hormonal fluctuations and immune dysregulation are all thought to contribute to HS development. HS…

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Targeted Therapeutics: Biologics, Small Molecules

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Targeted Therapeutics: Biologics, Small Molecules

Introduction Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory disorder with a complex, multifactorial, and incompletely elucidated pathophysiology. Among relevant host factors are a number of important inflammatory pathways, including increased…

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Systemic Antibiotics in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Systemic Antibiotics in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Introduction Antibiotics alone, or in combination with other therapeutic strategies, have been empirically used in hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) with variable success, resulting only in temporary symptom relief in the disease…

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Disease Evaluation and Outcome Measures

Feb 19, 2022 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Disease Evaluation and Outcome Measures

Introduction Outcome measures play an important role in the field of dermatology, both in routine clinical practice and in clinical research trials. In clinical settings, robust outcome measures serve to…

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