Diagnosis and treatment of primary focal hyperhidrosis in children and adolescents.

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Journal Article (Review)

Primary focal hyperhidrosis is a disorder of excessive sweating that occurs in the axillae, palms, soles, and craniofacial region in amounts greater than needed for thermal regulation. Although the etiology is unknown, this disorder can cause significant emotional and social distress. The focus of this paper is the diagnosis and treatment of primary focal hyperhidrosis in children and adolescents.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bellet, JS

Published Date

  • June 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 121 - 126

PubMed ID

  • 20579601

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20579601

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0768

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1085-5629

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.sder.2010.03.004

Language

  • eng