For Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Jurr Boer

17.1 Introduction 128

17.2 Isotretinoin 128

17.2.1 Mechanism of Action [1, 2] 128

17.2.2 Clinical Experience 129

17.2.2.1 Isotretinoin Monotherapy for HS . 129

17.2.3 Isotretinoin Therapy in Patients with Acne and Coexistent HS . . . 129

17.2.4 Isotretinoin in the Pre-

and Postoperative Phase 131

17.2.5 Isotretinoin in Combination Treatment of HS 131

17.2.6 Side-Effects 131

17.3 Etretinate and Acitretin 132

17.3.1 Mechanism of Action 132

17.3.2 Clinical Experience: Etretinate and Acitretin for HS 132

17.3.3 Side-Effects 134

References 134

Chapter 18

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How To Reduce Acne Scarring

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