Mette Meinert

Kvinde med hidrosadenitis suppurativa opereret multiple gange for abscesser

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  • Birgitte Skjærbæk Aggerholm,
  • ,
  • Mads Kirchheiner Rasmussen
  • ,
  • Mette Meinert

In this case report a 42-year-old woman presented with a long history of hidrosadenitis suppurativa (HS). Due to recurrent abscesses and post-operative complications, she underwent 69 operations in general anaesthesia as well as numerous incisions in local anaesthesia in 2013-2017. The abscesses were repeatedly treated with simple incisions, although a Danish guideline from 2016 does not recommend this procedure as treatment of patients with HS, since there is a high rate of recurrence. This illustrates the necessity of increasing knowledge of the treatment of HS. We recommend an interdisciplinary cooperation in a dermatological setting to avoid acute surgery.

Bidragets oversatte titelA woman with hidrosadenitis suppurativa underwent multiple operations for abscesses
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
StatusUdgivet - 5 nov. 2018

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