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Image Number 1739 (Hidradenitis suppurativa)

 
Morphology:
Abscess

Diagnosis: Hidradenitis suppurativa

Site: Axillae

Sex: M

Age: 27

Type:

Description: Boils and draining sinuses.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

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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