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Hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa:
  1. Causes (7 conditions)
  2. Symptom Checker
  3. Treatments
  4. Definitions
  5. Comorbid Symptoms

Causes of Hidradenitis suppurativa:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hidradenitis suppurativa. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Hidradenitis suppurativa: Symptom Checker

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Hidradenitis suppurativa Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hidradenitis suppurativa may include:

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Hidradenitis suppurativa: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hidradenitis suppurativa may include these symptoms:

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Definitions of Hidradenitis suppurativa:

A chronic suppurative and cicatricial disease of the apocrine glands occurring chiefly in the axillae in women and in the groin and anal regions in men. It is characterized by poral occlusion with secondary bacterial infection, evolving into abscesses which eventually rupture. As the disease becomes chronic, ulcers appear, sinus tracts enlarge, fistulas develop, and fibrosis and scarring become evident. Hormonal mechanisms are expected in its pathogenesis.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Hidradenitis suppurativa is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hidradenitis suppurativa, or a subtype of Hidradenitis suppurativa, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Hidradenitis suppurativa

The list below shows some of the causes of Hidradenitis suppurativa mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hidradenitis suppurativa?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hidradenitis suppurativa. Of the 7 causes of Hidradenitis suppurativa that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hidradenitis suppurativa:

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What are the alternative names for Hidradenitis suppurativa:

Apocrine acne, Verneuil's disease
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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