Disease Information for Lumbar sympathectomy/Sympathectomy

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anhydrosis/Absent sweating/diffuse
Infertility/sterility male
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Autonomic nervous system involvement
Process
PROCESS/Surgery (ex)
PROCESS/Surgical procedure/complication (category)
Definition

elective sympathectomy done for vasospasm dusorders and peripheral vascular disease; thoracic sympathectomy was done for uncontrolled hypertension but procedure is no longer needed or done; both can lead orthostatic hypotension and need for support hose etc

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