Which lab studies are indicated in the evaluation of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)?

Updated: Aug 30, 2019
  • Author: Marina Jovanovic, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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The following laboratory tests may be helpful in the evaluation of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS):

  • CBC count with differential and platelet counts

  • Assessment of erythrocyte sedimentation rate

  • C-reactive protein assay

  • Urinalysis

  • Serum multiphasic analysis with determination of the serum iron level and serum protein electrophoresis


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