Higher risk of lymphoma with hidradenitis suppurativa

February 8, 2019

Those with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) are twice as likely to develop lymphoma than those in the general population. Considering the average person with HS is misdiagnosed for an average of 6-10 years, this is problematic. Dr. Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, Professor and Chair of Dermatology, explains the potential consequences of the misdiagnosis and mismanagement of HS.