Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is the condition characterized by abnormally increased perspiration, in excess of that required for regulation of body temperature.

Read more about Hyperhidrosis:  Classification, Cause, Prognosis and Impact, Epidemiology

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Palmoplantar Hyperhidrosis
... Palmoplantar hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating localized to the palms of the hands and soles of the feet ... It is a form of focal hyperhidrosis in that the excessive sweating is limited to a specific region of the body ... As with other types of focal hyperhidrosis (e.g ...
Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy - History
... Thoracic sympathectomy has been indicated for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) since 1920, when Kotzareff showed it would cause anhidrosis (total inability to sweat ... is still being offered as a treatment for plantar hyperhidrosis, or as a treatment for patients who have a bad outcome (extreme 'compensatory sweating') after thoracic sympathectomy for ... never a very popular procedure, although it continued to be practiced for hyperhidrosis, Raynaud's disease, and various psychiatric disorders ...
Hidrosis - Prognosis and Impact
... Hyperhidrosis can have physiological consequences such as cold and clammy hands, dehydration, and skin infections secondary to maceration of the skin ... Hyperhidrosis can also have devastating emotional effects on one’s individual life ... In fact, hyperhidrosis has been referred to as 'The Silent Handicap' ...
Hyperhidrosis - Epidemiology
... Primary hyperhidrosis is estimated at 2.8% of the population of the United States ... University in Japan reported that primary palmar hyperhidrosis locus maps to 14q11.2-q13 ...
Compensatory Hyperhidrosis
... Compensatory hyperhidrosis is a form of neuropathy ... sweating due to nervousness, anger, previous trauma or fear is called hyperhidrosis ... Compensatory hyperhidrosis is the most common side effect of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, a surgery to treat severe hyperhidrosis, often affecting just one part of the body ...