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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 The preceding link opens in a new tab or window.. Information specific to Down syndrome was provided by Jillian Rork, MD. 
 
 
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Additional information can be found in the Skin and Hair section of our Resource Library.
 

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