NEW!! For the latest discussions on HS pathogenesis, please download and read the following article:
The "About HS" section of this website describes people with HS, their diagnosis, assessment and treatment, prevalence, morbidity, genetics and the impact of HS on the individual and society. Complete and accurate, disease-specific information provides the basis for making rapid research progress, and inspires and encourages the pursuit of groundbreaking and cooperative, interdisciplinary HS research and treatment networks. The more that can be discovered about HS, the more those with HS can manage their disease and perhaps even be assisted to come to terms with the fear and anxiety that stems directly from living with this chronic, often disabling and highly morbid disease.
For the most complete and up-to-date historical perspectives of HS, please refer to the following chapters in the 2006 book "Hidradenitis Suppurativa":
In addition, you will find the following free articles in this section, thanks to the generosity and permission of the publishers and authors:
2007 Quality of Life Impairment in Hidradenitis Suppurativa by Pierre Wolkenstein et al.
2004 Medical Treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurativa by Gregor BE Jemec
2003 Hidradenitis Suppurativa by Gregor BE Jemec
2001 Investigation: Hidradenitis Suppurativa by Jan von der Werth
2001 Morbidity of Hidradenitis Suppurativa by Jan von der Werth et al.
2001 Natural History of Hidradenitis Suppurativa by Jan von der Werth et al.
2000 Clinical Genetics of Hidradenitis Suppurativa by Jan von der Werth et al.
1992 Dermatology Life Quality Index by Andrew Finlay et al.
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