Research Progress Related to Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Current research focuses on:
- Understanding what causes hidradenitis suppurativa and explaining the cellular and molecular basis of the disease.
- Exploring the potential genetic, immune and environmental factors associated with HS.
- Identifying the optimal medical and surgical approaches to control symptoms and improve quality of life in people with the disease.
For more info
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation, Inc.
Society for Pediatric Dermatology
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