Neutrophilic Eccrine Hidradenitis Questions & Answers

Updated: Aug 27, 2019
  • Author: Joseph C Pierson, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

What is the pathophysiology of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

What causes neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

What is the prevalence of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

What is the sexual predilection of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

What is the prognosis of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Neutrophilic Eccrine Hidradenitis?

Workup

Which lab tests are performed in the workup of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

What procedures are performed in the workup of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

Treatment

How is neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH) treated?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

How is recurrence of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH) prevented?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)?

Which medications in the drug class Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are used in the treatment of Neutrophilic Eccrine Hidradenitis?