Vol 7, No 4 (2021)
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Hidradenitis suppurativa with severe course — two case reports

Kornelia Pietrauszka1, Alicja Gońda1, Katarzyna Nowak1, Beata Bergler-Czop1
Forum Dermatologicum 2021;7(4):104-108.

Abstract

Acne inversa is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with degradation of hair follicles and apocrine glands. During its course, abscesses, fistulas, and scarring occur in the axillary, inguinal, genital, and anal regions. The disease significantly impairs quality of life and affects patients’ mental health. This paper presents cases of patients with severe forms of acne inversa. 

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