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High Starting Infliximab Doses Recommended for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Key clinical point: For hidradenitis suppurativa, the starting dose of infliximab should be higher than the 5 mg/kg recommended for psoriasis.

Major finding: On a 7.5 mg/kg starting dose of infliximab, average pain scores fell from 5.65 to 1.34 within 4 weeks.

Data Source: A retrospective chart review.

Disclosures: The authors report no potential conflicts of interest.

Citation:

77th Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology