Topical Treatment

Karin Sartorius, Jurr Boer, Gregor B.E. Jemec

21.1 Introduction 150

21.2 Antibiotics 151

21.2.1 Topical Clindamycin 152

21.3 Keratolytics 152

21.3.1 Resorcinol as a Keratolytic Agent in Hidradenitis Suppurativa . . . . 152

21.3.1.1 Indications 154

21.3.1.2 Mechanism of Action 154

21.3.1.3 Side-Effects of Resorcinol 155

21.3.1.4 Treatment Schedule with Resorcinol Creams 156

21.3.1.5 Clinical Experience 156

21.4 Topical Anti-Inflammatory Therapy 157

21.4.1 Azelaic Acid 157

21.4.2 Fusidic Acid 157

21.5 Intralesional Therapy 157

21.6 The Use of Local Therapy 158

21.7 Publication Bias 158

References 159

Chapter 22 Surgery

Jan Lapins, Lennart Emtestam

22.1 I ntroduction 161

22.2 Methods of Closure 164

22.3 Anatomical Regions Involved . . . 165

22.3.1 Axillary HS 165

22.3.2 Inguinal Disease 165

22.3.3 Gluteal-Perianal-Perineal Disease 165

22.4 Excision Margins 166

22.5 Complications 166

22.5.1 Recurrent Disease After Surgery . 167

22.6 Carbon Dioxide Laser Surgery in HS 167

22.6.1 Anesthesia 168

22.6.2 Postoperative Wound Care 168

22.6.3 Practical Hints and Comments . . 168 22.6.3.1 The Carbon Dioxide

Laser Technique 168

22.6.3.2The Use of Scanners 169

22.6.3.3 How Radical Should the Therapy Be? 170

22.6.3.4 Concluding Remarks 171

References 171

Chapter 23 Radiation Therapy

Renato G. Panizzon

23.1 I ntroduction 174

23.2 Treatment Regimens 175

23.3 Case Series Reports 175

23.4 Conclusion 175

References 175

Chapter 24

Experimental Physical Therapies

Gregor B.E. Jemec

24.1 I ntroduction 177

24.2 Photodynamic Therapy 177

24.3 Depilation 179

24.4 Cryosurgery 179

24.5 Discussion 180

24.6 Practical Guidelines for Testing

New Physical Therapies 180

References 181

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