Hidradenitis suppurativa in patients with Down syndrome

S. Veraldi, E. Guanziroli, V. Benzecry, G. Nazzaro

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Literature data about hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) in patients with Down syndrome (DS) are limited. In this retrospective study, 6 (4M/2F; mean age: 18.7 years) out of 313 patients affected by HS (1.9%) had DS. The age of appearance of HS was from 9 to 14 years. No family history of HS was present. BMI ranged from 20.1 to 29.9. In all patients, HS was located below the diaphragm. Five out of six patients were staged as Hurley II severity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-35
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Infectious Diseases


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