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The Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) “Multidisciplinary Unit”: a rationale and practical proposal for an organised clinical approach Volume 28, issue 2, March-April 2018

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1 Dermatology Department, University of Pisa. Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
2 Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Università degli Studi di Milano, I.R.C.C.S. Foundation, Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
3 Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
4 Istituto Dermopatico dell’Immacolata (IDI) via Monti di Creta 104, 00167 Rome, Italy
5 Dermatology Unit, Ospedale Civile di Venezia, Fondamente Nove, 6593, 30122 Venice, Italy
6 Dermatology Clinic, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that can be associated with a wide variety of comorbid conditions, including metabolic syndrome, type II diabetes, obesity, Crohn's disease, spondylarthropathy, and polycystic ovary syndrome [1-3]. Several unmet needs related to diagnosis and staging, therapy, and comorbidity management make HS a complex and challenging skin condition. A panel of Italian dermatologists representing some of the leading Italian centres for the treatment [...]