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Hidradenitis suppurativa: diagnosis and management

Hidradenitis suppurativa: diagnosis and management

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Time to Complete

1.5 hours


October 6, 2016


November 14, 2017

Programme Description

Hidradenitis suppurativa causes significant physical and psychosocial morbidity and a holistic approach is important for management. Dr Padma Mohandas and Dr Anthony Bewley discuss diagnostic criteria, investigations and therapy options. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include use of new treatments, including adalimumab and infliximab, for moderate and severe disease.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify and manage hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Discuss the impact the condition is having on the patient
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr Padma Mohandas
    ST3 dermatology
    Royal Derby Hospital

    Dr Anthony Bewley
    Consultant dermatologist
    Barts Health NHS Trust

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required