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Year : 1977  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15-

Hyperhidrosis - an Aetiological Interpretation


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Increased sweating on palms, soles and axillae is a very common problem. This paper describes various aetiological factors in the different types of hyperhidrosis. The role of autonomic nervous system and other factors in hyperhidrosis is discussed. Role of anxiety in causation of palmo-plantar hyperhidrosis is also discussed. Neurophysiological mechanism of anxiety involved in palmo-plantar hyperhidrosis is described.

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