Key points

■ Classification should be based on explicit criteria, e.g., etiology, pathogenesis or even therapy

■ The current understanding of HS identifies it as a unique disease, clearly different from acne or folliculitis for example

■ A better future understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis may resolve HS's current nosological impasse


9.1 Introduction 65

9.2 Morphology 66

9.2.1 Anatomy 66

9.2.2 Clinical Features 66

9.3 Etiology; Pathogenesis 67

9.3.1 Infection 67

9.3.2 Inflammation 68

9.3.3 Hormones 68

9.3.4 Treatments 68

9.4 Conclusion 69

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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