Role of Hormones in Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) and Other Skin Diseases - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to understand how sex hormones (chemicals that tell cells and body parts to do certain things), such as estrogens and androgens, impact skin diseases.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) and other skin diseases

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Adults with skin disease such as Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) and/or another skin condition.

Age Group

What is Involved?

We will record demographic information such as your age, sex, race/ethnicity, and email address. We will also review your medical chart to find information that will be helpful in understanding your disease.

At each visit, we will ask you to complete questionnaires in addition to collecting labs that include:

- Blood draws

- Optional skin biopsies of normal and affected skin areas

- Skin swabs

- Urine samples

We will ask women with menstrual cycles to maintain a daily disease activity diary for 18 months.

Study Details

Full Title
Role of hormones in hidradenitis suppurativa and other skin diseases
Principal Investigator
Protocol Number
IRB: PRO00105932
Phase N/A
Enrollment Status
Open for Enrollment