Season 8 Case 29

Hx: Buttock pain

Season 8 Case 29

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