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Image Number 1739 (Hidradenitis suppurativa)


Diagnosis: Hidradenitis suppurativa

Site: Axillae

Sex: M

Age: 27


Description: Boils and draining sinuses.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A young adult male suffered recurrent folliculitis, boils and draining sinuses affecting both axillae, groins, suprapubic region and chest associated with acne of many years duration. On prolonged courses of antibiotics there were partial improvement but exacerbations were the rule. 

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