What are possible complications of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) after streptococcal infection?

Updated: Aug 30, 2019
  • Author: Marina Jovanovic, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Swelling and elephantiasis nostras that occur after streptococcal infection may be superimposed on hidradenitis suppurativa lesions, leading to severe enlargement and distortion of the external genitalia. [73]


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