Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa?

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is when recurring inflamed nodules (small, solid lumps) and cysts (fluid-filled mass) form in the armpits and groin. These may also be found under the breasts and around the nipples and anus.


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