When is second- or third- line therapy indicated in the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)?

Updated: Aug 30, 2019
  • Author: Marina Jovanovic, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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If improvement occurs, then therapy should be maintained as long as hidradenitis suppurativa lesions are present. If the patient fails to exhibit response, then consideration of second- or third-line therapy is required.


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