Key clinical point. Physicians caring for patients with hidradenitis suppurativa should be aware of the link between the disease and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Major finding: Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa had a 600% higher risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, compared with controls.
Study details: A case-control cohort study of 70 individuals with hidradenitis suppurativa and 150 controls.
Disclosures: No funding or conflicts of interest were reported.
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