What is risk of new long-term opioid use among patients with Hidradenitis suppurtiva?

What The Study Did: Hidradenitis suppurativa is a painful skin condition where lumps form under the skin. This observational study examined the risk of new long-term opioid use among patients with the condition who hadn't previously used opioids.

Authors: Amit Garg, M.D., of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in New Hyde Park, New York, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.2610)

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