Hidradenitis suppurativa is associated with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism: a large-scale population-based study

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory disease involving the skin bearing apocrine glands. There are numerous comorbidities and associated diseases among patients with HS. The association of HS and thyroid abnormalities is equivocal. We aimed to explore whether HS is associated with thyroid disorders. In this cross-sectional large-scale population-based study in Israel, patients with a validated diagnosis of HS were matched at a proportion of 1:5 with age- and gender-matched healthy controls without HS. 

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