One of the values of case reports is that they foster communication between the involved parties. The cases included in this mini-review all underline different aspects of communication: between peers but also between physicians and patients. Few things, if any, can equal the concrete occasion to discuss empirical data. Among physicians, communication can not only create awareness but just as importantly provide solutions or suggest perspective to problems, while communication with patients is at the very core of medicine. These aspects are demonstrated in four cases dealing with the disease hidradenitis suppurativa.

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