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.
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.
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.