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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Down Syndrome and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

November 2021 | The Society for Pediatric Dermatology - Patient education

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic skin condition that causes painful bumps under the skin. The handout linked below was developed by the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. Information specific to Down syndrome was provided by Jillian Rork, MD. 
 
 
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