Recalcitrant Hidradenitis Suppurativa: An Investigation of Demographics, Surgical Management, Bacterial Isolates, Pharmacologic Intervention, and Patient-reported Health Outcomes.

@article{Thomas2016RecalcitrantHS,
  title={Recalcitrant Hidradenitis Suppurativa: An Investigation of Demographics, Surgical Management, Bacterial Isolates, Pharmacologic Intervention, and Patient-reported Health Outcomes.},
  author={Cristina Thomas and Katherine A Rodby and Jessina Thomas and Elizabeth Shay and Anuja K. Antony},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2016},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={362-8}
}
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is characterized by chronic inflammation, recurrent abscesses, and scarring. Surgery is performed when medical management and antibiotic therapy fails. This study sought to evaluate the demographics, surgical procedures, bacteriology, pharmacologic intervention, and quality of life of patients with recalcitrant HS requiring… CONTINUE READING