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Image-Guided Treatments in Skin Inflammatory Diseases

  • Fernando Alfageme
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Abstract

Dermatologic ultrasound is a key tool for the management of deep inflammatory skin diseases such as hidradenitis suppurativa and sclerosing diseases such as morphea or scleroderma. Assessing location and activity of these diseases with ultrasound provides the possibility of “fine-tuning” and optimization of treatment and toxicities in a rapid non-invasive way.

Keywords

Dermatologic ultrasound Hidradenitis suppurativa Abscess Fistulous tract Morphea Scleroderma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando Alfageme
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  1. 1.Dermatologic Ultrasound Learning Centre (EFSUMB)Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de MadridMadridSpain

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