Recognition of the associated conditions and clinical variants of frontal fibrosing alopecia in women of color is important to expand our knowledge and understanding of this disease entity, which can pose diagnostic challenges.
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, non-contagious skin disease that causes acne-like boils to form in folds of skin, particularly in the axilla and groin areas. In this video series, Drs. Jerry Bagel, Donnica Moore, Lauren Orenstein, and George Han sit down to discuss the impact that HS has on quality of life, how specialty physicians can work together for improved outcomes, clinical trials, and the roles of biologics and other therapies.
A 31-year-old man presented with a rapidly progressive, burning rash of 1 day's duration, along with malaise, nausea, and dizziness. He also had subtle facial edema. There was relative sparing of the flexural sites and no involvement of the palms, soles, or mucous membranes. A shave biopsy was obtained from a pustular area on the neck.