Key points

■ HS is not a primary infectious disease, yet antibiotics may be helpful

■ Antibiotic therapy is hampered by the difficulty of realistic bacteriologic sampling

■ A short course of antibiotics may stop the evolution of a nodule to an abscess if taken very early

■ Empirical treatment with clindamycin and rifampicin has provided long-lasting remissions in some cases and seems to be a promising therapeutic approach





Introduction 120

Clinical Experience 121

Therapy 121

References 123

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