In patients with severe or widely spread lesions, systemic treatment is indicated, but long-term treatment with systemic antibiotics (eg, doxycycline, minocycline, clindamycin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, erythromycin in combination with metronidazole) often results in poor outcomes. Adjuvant therapy with hyperbaric oxygen has been shown to improve the efficacy of antibiotic treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa.
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Cite this: William D. James. Fast Five Quiz: Hidradenitis Suppurativa Management - Medscape - Jan 27, 2023.