Resorcinol peels as a possible self‐treatment of painful nodules in hidradenitis suppurativa

@article{Boer2010ResorcinolPA,
  title={Resorcinol peels as a possible self‐treatment of painful nodules in hidradenitis suppurativa},
  author={Jurr Boer and Gregor B. E. Jemec},
  journal={Clinical and Experimental Dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={35}
}
  • J. Boer, G. Jemec
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
BACKGROUND Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease characterized by abscess formation localized to apocrine sweat gland-bearing skin. [] Key MethodMETHODS The case notes of 12 women with stage 1 or 2 HS treated with topical resorcinol and followed up for at least 1 year were reviewed.

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