Disease Information for Hyperhidrosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Scaling/Skin finding
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Sodium, serum (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Definition

Excessive sweating. In the localized type, the most frequent sites are the palms, soles, axillae, inguinal folds, and the perineal area. Its chief cause is thought to be emotional. Generalized hyperhidrosis may be induced by a hot, humid environment, by fever, or by vigorous exercise.

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