Tools to shed light on hidradenitis suppurativa

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Support the early recognition of HS and help shed light on better outcomes. Share these facts on your social media.

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medical community
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A website specifically for patients

Shine a Light on HS is an educational website designed specifically for patients with HS in mind. This site contains information and resources for patients to learn more about their condition.

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National organizations for patient support

The following organizations offer an array of support for those affected by HS. Whether you're diagnosing or referring, you can help patients connect with the care they may need.

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HS Connect

HS Connect is a patient-led nonprofit organization committed to connecting the hidradenitis suppurativa community, including patients, family, and clinicians, with resources, support, and solutions. Visit website

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HS Foundation

See how healthcare professionals like you can have meaningful and personalized conversations with their patients. Visit website

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The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) may provide helpful information for patients living with HS and their loved ones. Visit website

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Hope for HS

Hope for HS is a 100% volunteer, grass-roots, patient- and caregiver-directed non-profit organization, supporting and advocating for patients with HS. Visit website

The organizations and websites listed above are independently operated and not managed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Novartis assumes no responsibility, nor makes any endorsement, regarding information they may provide.

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Understanding the systemic nature
of HS can support earlier diagnosis

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Reference: 1. Sabat R et al. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2020;6(1):18.

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