Hidradenitis suppurativa has a devastating impact on mental health

Dermatology patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) are likely to have significant issues with drug and alcohol disorders, suicide and other psychiatric comorbidities, a study shows. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence identified 12 large case-control studies reporting on associations between HS and substance use, suicide or psychiatric conditions. The study, published in Annals ...

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