A Comprehensive Guide to Hidradenitis Suppurativa

A Comprehensive Guide to Hidradenitis Suppurativa

1st Edition - October 20, 2021
  • Authors: Vivian Shi, Jennifer Hsiao, Michelle Lowes, Iltefat Hamzavi
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323777247

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Despite being a relatively straightforward clinical diagnosis, recognition of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is highly variable, and clinical management is challenging and complex. Written by the world’s leading experts in HS, A Comprehensive Guide to Hidradenitis Suppurativa brings together up-to-date scientific evidence on the diagnosis, patho-mechanisms, comorbidities, and multi-faceted medical and surgical interventions for this debilitating condition—in one convenient reference.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
    1 Historic Perspectives
    2 Epidemiology
    3 Clinical Manifestations and Phenotypes
    4 Differential Diagnosis
    5 Histopathology
    6 Imaging Modalities
    7 Clinical Evaluation
    8 Comorbidities and Systemic Associations
    9 Disease Complications
    10 Follicular Occlusion and Inflammation
    11 Microbiome
    12 Genetics and Epigenetics
    13 Disease Evaluation & Outcome Measures
    14 Overview and Comparison of Management Guidelines
    15 Topical Therapeutics
    16 Systemic Antibiotics
    17 Non-Antibiotic Systemic Therapeutics for HS
    18 Targeted Therapeutics: Biologics, Small Molecules
    19 Pain and Itch Control
    20 Wound Care
    21 Quality of Life
    22 Office-Based Non-Excision Procedures
    23 Surgical Excisions for Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    24  Office-based excision for hidradenitis suppurativa: a surgeon's decades-long experience
    25 Laser and Light-Based Treatments
    26 Other Procedural Treatments
    27 Lifestyle Modifications
    28 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
    29 Pediatrics
    30 Skin of Color
    31 Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Women
    32 HS Action Plan
    32 HS Multi-Disciplinary Approach
    33 HS Support Groups
    34 Pipeline Therapeutics
    35 The Future

Product details

  • No. of pages: 368
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: October 20, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323777247

About the Authors

Vivian Shi

Dr. Vivian Shi is the Director of Clinical Trials and the Eczema Specialty Clinic at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Her research and clinical interests are in complex inflammatory skin conditions, skin barrier repair, transepidermal drug delivery, and integrative dermatology. She was an integral part of the team of researchers characterizing the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis using a transgenic interleukin-4 mouse model of atopic dermatitis. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, and is on the speaker’s bureau and the steering committee for the U.S. National Eczema Association and is a faculty member of the International Eczema Council. She has served as the principal investigator for numerous industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical and translational studies in eczematous conditions. She regularly speaks in national and international conferences on atopic dermatitis and inflammatory skin conditions. Additionally, she is the recipient of the several prestigious awards and grants.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.A.

Jennifer Hsiao

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Director, Hidradenitis Suppurativa Specialty Clinic, University of California, Los Angeles, California

Michelle Lowes

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Clinical Investigation, The Laboratory for Investigative Dermatology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York

Iltefat Hamzavi

Affiliations and Expertise

Henry Ford Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Wayne State University SOM; President, HS Foundation, Detroit, Michigan