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Study shows association of hidradenitis suppurativa and risk of Crohns disease

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eMediNexus    03 June 2018

According to a study published online May 23, 2018 in JAMA Dermatology, patients with hidradenitis suppurativa are at a greater risk of Crohns disease. In the study, Crohn’s disease was found in 2% of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa compared with 0.6% among those without hidradenitis suppurativa. In view of this, the authors recommend a gastroenterology referral for these patients.

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