- Christina L Harview,
- Allison K Truong,
- Scott D Worswick,
- George P Sarantopoulos,
- Jennifer L Hsiao
Dermatol Online J 2018 Apr 15;24(4). Epub 2018 Apr 15.
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Many cases of superinfected hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) involve multiple species of bacteria, but gas-producing infections are rare and can complicate the clinical picture. Additionally, recognizing squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) as a complication of longstanding HS is imperative. Herein, we present a unique case of a severe emphysematous HS that was initially mistaken for Fournier gangrene and eventually diagnosed as superinfected SCC. Read More