Flashcards in Hidradenitis Suppurative Deck (10)
What are the causes of hidradenitis suppurative?
abscesses of apocrine sweat glands
anogenital and axillary region
chronic disorder in adults
scarring at site of lesion
What are the inflammatory nodules in hidradenitis suppurative?
What can happen with hidradenitis suppurative?
abscess formation, sinus tracts
What are the scars from this?
hypertrophic scars, keloid scars
What is the pathogenesis of this?
keratin plugging of apocrine duct and hair follicle --> dilation of duct --> inflammation of apocrine gland --> bacterial overgrowth
What bacteria can overgrow in this?
s. aureus, streptococci, e. coli, proteus mirabilis, pseudomonas aeruginosa
What is the treatment drug wise?
Accutane - early dz
What are some other treatments of hidradenitis suppurative?
intralesional injections with triamcinalone
surgical - marsupializtion, surgical excision, grafting
What are comedones that appear at scar site?