Crohn’s disease more prevalent among pediatric patients with hidradenitis suppurativa

Pediatric patients with hidradenitis suppurativa are more than four times more likely to have Crohn’s disease compared with those without hidradenitis suppurativa, according to a study.“Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and Crohn’s disease (CD) are chronic, recurrent, inflammatory disorders with shared genetic susceptibility and immunologic features,” Nicole Mastacouris, MS, of the department of dermatology at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and colleagues wrote. “Population-based studies have found an association between CD and HSRead More