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World J Gastroenterol. May 28, 2016; 22(20): 4802-4811
Published online May 28, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i20.4802
Table 2 Main clinical and pathogenesis features of hydradenitis suppurativa and inflammatory bowel disease (adapted from van der Zee et al[23])
LocalizationEntire alimentary tractColonInverse areas of the skin
Layer of inflammationTransmuralMucosaDeep derm
Confluency of lesionsNo (skip lesions)YesYes
Influence of smokingAggravatesNo (or improvement)Aggravates
Disease chronicityYesYesYes
Genetic predispositionYesYesYes
Influence of microbiotaYesYesYes
Female predominance↑↑
Response to anti-TNFα therapyYesYesYes