Medical Definition of Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS Disease)

Reviewed on 8/24/2022

Hidradenitis suppurativa is an illness characterized by multiple abscesses of the skin that form in and around oil and sweat glands and hair follicles, most commonly under the armpits and in the groin area. Hydradenitis suppurativa (HS disease) is treated by antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medications often along with surgical resection of the involved skin.

CONTINUE SCROLLING OR CLICK HERE

QUESTION

Ringworm is caused by a fungus. See Answer

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors

References
Jameson, J. Larry, et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th Ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2018.