Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with a known association with obesity . Evidence of an association between metabolic syndrome and HS has been reported . The Framingham Risk Score (FRS)  is a gender-specific algorithm used to estimate an individual's 10-year cardiovascular risk. Despite limitations of its use, it remains one of the most widely used risk assessment tools. Patients scoring less than 10% are considered to be at low risk, those between 10% and 20% are at moderate risk and those scoring 20% or more are considered to be at high risk.
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