Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic and painful skin condition characterized by recurrent abscesses, nodules, and tunnels. HS may be mistakenly attributed to more common diagnoses, such as boils or folliculitis, leading to a delay in diagnosis. This presentation will discuss the key clinical features of HS and how to differentiate this disease from other skin conditions. Current medical and procedural treatment modalities will be reviewed with the goal of equipping you with management tools to implement in the clinic setting.
Recognize and diagnose Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).
Review various treatment modalities for HS including medical, procedural and lifestyle interventions.
ANCC Credits: 1
Pharmacology Credit: 0.17 | 10 mins
Dr. Lee is a board-certified dermatologist and assistant clinical professor at Keck Medicine of USC. She has a special interest in caring for people living with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a condition that causes skin abscesses and scarring. She currently serves as one of the providers at Keck Medicine’s HS specialty clinic, and her research is centered on advancing treatments for this condition. Will be discussing off-label medication(s), Otherwise nothing to disclose.