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.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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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

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American Academy of Dermatology

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation, Inc.

Society for Pediatric Dermatology

Website: (en inglés)

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