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Case Reports
July 1969

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in Hidradenitis Suppurativum

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(1):59-62. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610250065015

A case of squamous cell carcinoma arising within chronic perianal hidradenitis suppurativum is reported. The difficulty in establishing the diagnosis as well as a need for an awareness of this complication is stressed. Five previously reported cases of this complication are noted and the possible etiology of this type of carcinoma is discussed.