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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

"Hidradenitis Suppurativa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A chronic suppurative and cicatricial disease of the apocrine glands occurring chiefly in the axillae in women and in the groin and anal regions in men. It is characterized by poral occlusion with secondary bacterial infection, evolving into abscesses which eventually rupture. As the disease becomes chronic, ulcers appear, sinus tracts enlarge, fistulas develop, and fibrosis and scarring become evident.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hidradenitis Suppurativa" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hidradenitis Suppurativa" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 57 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2018
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