Which questions can be used to diagnose hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Marina Jovanovic, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Other authors have based the diagnosis on a series of questions, as follows [5] :

  • Is there more than a single inflamed lesion?

  • Is the course chronic, with new and recurrent lesions?

  • Are the lesions bilateral?

  • Are the lesions located primarily in the milk line?

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