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A 28-year-old male asked:

History of moderate axil-acne inversa- after smoke cessation and two years break again multiple cysts and a hurting scartissue- like electric shocks?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Brachial plexus: Your hidradenitis suppurative / acne inversa is surrounding one of the nerves in your brachial plexus and trapping it in fibrous tissue. That's what i'd bet anyway, i've seen it. This is a very difficult management problem and you need specialist care; ask about anti-tnf agents.
Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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