Plastic Surgical Management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa

March 10, 2020

Authors: Erin M. Taylor, M.D. Ryoko Hamaguchi, B.S. Kimberly M. Kramer, M.P.H. Alexa B. Kimball, M.D., M.P.H. Dennis P. Orgill, M.D., Ph.D.

Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the pathogenesis of hidradenitis suppurativa. 2. Discuss perioperative multimodal therapy of hidradenitis suppurativa, including medical optimization. 3. Determine an appropriate surgical plan with excision and reconstruction based on hidradenitis suppurativa severity, size, and anatomical location.

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