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Comparing Images in VisualDx Key for Teen's HS Diagnosis

hidradenitissuppurativa_90016.jpgAmanda, an internal medicine resident at Northwell Health writes about a time she used VisualDx to compare her patient's condition and ultimately arrive at the correct diagnosis.

"15 year old obese female with erythematous, foul-smelling papules in the axillary and inframammary region. History of smoke exposure in the home. Comparing photos on VisualDx helped diagnose hidradenitis suppurativa."

*Patient in image is not patient in this case. See more images of hidradenitis suppurativa in VisualDx.

About VisualDx

VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system that has become the standard electronic resource at more than half of U.S. medical schools and more than 1,500 hospitals and institutions nationwide.  VisualDx combines clinical search with the world's best medical image library, plus medical knowledge from experts to help with diagnosis, treatment, self-education, and patient communication. Expanding to provide diagnostic decision support across General Medicine, the new VisualDx brings increased speed and accuracy to the art of diagnosis. Learn more at