Ann Plast Surg 2021 Mar 24. Epub 2021 Mar 24.
From the Department of Plastic Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead St George's Medical School Department of Plastic Surgery, St George's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Introduction: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, inflammatory condition of the apocrine sweat glands present in 1% to 4% of the adult population, with twice greater prevalence in females. Surgical excision is the criterion-standard treatment for advanced, grade III disease, characterized by extensive and recurrent abscesses and interconnected sinus tracts. Numerous reconstructive methods have been used to cover the resulting defects, including secondary intention healing, use of skin grafts, and a wide range of locoregional flaps. Read More