What are the recurrence rates for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) treated with radical surgery?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Marina Jovanovic, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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The recurrence rate in patients treated with radical surgery varies considerably depending on the site affected; the highest rate is 50% in the submammary region. [12] An overall recurrence rate of 2.5% have been estimated after wide surgical excision, with a median postoperative follow-up of 36 months. [7]

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