Successful treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa in the setting of Crohn disease with combination adalimumab and ustekinumab

Abstract

Herein we report the combination of adalimumab and ustekinumab to successfully treat a 39-year-old woman who presented for evaluation of hidradenitis suppurativa in the setting of Crohn disease of both the small and large intestine. The patient reported previous control of her hidradenitis when she was using adalimumab for her Crohn disease. She had recently been started on ustekinumab for Crohn disease and had flaring of her hidradenitis. The patient re-started on adalimumab weekly and ustekinumab every 8 weeks. After one month, the patient reported clear improvement in her hidradenitis and Crohn disease with the combined therapy.

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