A sporadic association between hidradenitis suppurativa and other diseases is reported in the literature, but few authors have described the association with Crohn's disease. Adalimumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody targeted at tumor necrosis factor alpha approved for the treatment of Crohn's disease and, recently, for active moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa in adult patients that do not respond adequately to systemic conventional treatment. We report an unusual case of a paradoxical effect of adalimumab in the onset of hidradenitis suppurativa in a 40-year-old woman during the treatment of Crohn's disease.
Hidradenitis suppurativa in Crohn's disease during adalimumab therapy: a paradox? / Martina, Emanuela; Campanati, Anna; Giuliodori, Katia; Offidani, Annamaria. - In: ACTA DERMATOVENEROLOGICA ALPINA, PANONICA ET ADRIATICA. - ISSN 1581-2979. - ELETTRONICO. - 26:1(2017), p. 21-23.