WUWHS: Understanding Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic, disabling condition that often relentlessly progresses. Occurring in often otherwise healthy adolescents and adults, this rare disease manifests in painful lesions that may cause hypertrophic scars and immobility. 

Historically, it is often underdiagnosed because patients are embarrassed to seek help for the condition, which significantly impacts on daily life, physically, emotionally and psychologically.

Presented by Valentina Din