hidradenitis suppurativa

Clinic-Based Surgery for HS

Dr. Sayed presented information about clinic-based surgical procedures for patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). First, Dr. Sayed discussed the role of dermatologists in providing surgical care for HS. HS medications can be used to treat inflammation, but the physical wounds and skin changes remain. Surgery may be a good option for patients who do not…

Evolving Treatment of HS

Dr. Sayed presented an overview of treatment options for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and reviewed ongoing clinical trials. The landscape of treatment for HS is rapidly changing. Dr. Sayed predicts that many more treatment options will become available in the next 5–10 years. First, Dr. Sayed described current HS treatment options, including adalimumab, infliximab, golimumab, and…

Serving the Underserved, Encouraging the Underrepresented

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) was a skin disease Dr. Ginette Okoye had never given much thought to before she entered her first faculty appointment.