Table 1

Hurley’s Staging System[10]
Stage Characteristics
I Solitary or multiple isolated abscess formation without scarring or sinus tracts.
II Recurrent abscesses, single or multiple widely separated lesions, with sinus tract formation. (Require minor surgery such as incision and drainage.)
III Diffuse or broad involvement across a regional area with multiple interconnected sinus tracts and abscesses

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Alharbi et al. BMC Dermatology 2012 12:9   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-12-9

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