Season 8 Case 29

Season 8 Mar 19, 2020

History: Buttock Pain

Answer:  Hidradenitis suppurativa 

inflammation of the apocrine glands - seen in buttocks, groin, axilla, infra-mammary 

 inflammation -> abscesses -> sinus tracts 

Look for: Marked skin thickening and subdermal inflammation sometimes with visible sinus tracts and fluid collections/abscesses



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