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My understanding of Auto-inflammatory vs. Autoimmune: What is the difference?

Is Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) an auto-inflammatory or autoimmune disease? With current knowledge, HS is considered more of an auto-inflammatory illness. Officially and technically, it has not been classified as an autoimmune disease but patients and doctors alike will commonly use the “autoimmune” term as shorthand, causing confusion and leading to debate between the two.  But…

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