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Cardiovascular system diseases in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome – the role of inflammation process in this pathology and possibility of early diagnosis and prevention

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a disorder which affects 5-10% of women in reproductive age. PCOS is a cause of hyperandrogenism, menstrual disorders and infertility. The most common clinical symptoms are hirsutism, acne and obesity. Patients often suffer from metabolic disorders: insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia, dislipidemia, leading to atherosclerosis and others irregularities of the metabolic syndrome.

Prevalence of Firmicutes in Lesions of Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Obese Patients

The role of bacteria in the pathogenesis of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) remains controversial. Firmicutes is the largest bacterial phylum, and it contains several important and well-known genera, such as Staphylococcus and Streptococcus. Studies have consistently reported bacteria from this phylum, such as Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase-negative staphylococci, and Enterococcus species, in tissue samples and cultures of purulent drainage from HS lesions.

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is associated with low socioeconomic status (SES): A cross-sectional reference study

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic debilitating disease, whereby school attendance and employment can be disturbed. We sought to determine the socioeconomic status (SES) in patients with HS relative to other dermatologic patients, and whether specific clinical HS characteristics correlate with SES.

Factors Associated With Point-of-Care Treatment Decisions for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Studies evaluating factors associated with disease severity in hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) are limited, and the existing data are controversial. It is also unclear whether severity assessed by HS scoring methods correlate with partnered decision-making on treatment strategies, and thus the clinical relevance of these severity assessments is unknown.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Guide for the Practicing Physician

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory disease of apocrine gland-bearing skin. Although immunologic derangements, genetic predisposition, obesity, and smoking are likely important factors, the pathogenesis of the disease and the effect of available treatments on disease course have not been fully elucidated.