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2024 Feb 14

JAMA Dermatol


Efficacy and Durability of Intravenous Ertapenem Therapy for Recalcitrant Hidradenitis Suppurativa.


Nosrati A, Ch'en PY, Torpey ME, Shokrian N, Ball G, Benesh G, Andriano TM, Zhu TR, Heibel HD, Hosgood HD, Campton KL, Cohen SR


Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a debilitating follicular skin disorder in which bacterial colonization is typical. Oral antibiotic efficacy can be unreliable; however, selective intravenous antibiotics, specifically ertapenem, may provide favorable clinical outcomes.