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Comparison of clinical and sonographic scores in a cohort of 140 patients with hidradenitis suppurativa from an Italian referral centre: a retrospective observational study Article à paraître

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1 Dermatology Unit,
Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico,
Milan,
Italy
2 Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation,
Università degli Studi di Milano,
Milan,
Italy
3 Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Cliniche “L. Sacco”,
Universita’ degli Studi di Milano,
Milan,
Italy

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic-relapsing, debilitating, autoinflammatory disease characterized by painful nodules, abscesses, and sinus tracts in the apocrine gland-bearing skin [1-4]. In order to assess disease severity and response to treatment, many scoring systems have been proposed [1], among which Hurley classification [5], used to distinguish between three stages from mild to severe, is the most frequently used.Ultrasonography was introduced to better assess disease severity [6-8]. [...]