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Authors: Arora, Gulhima
Kassir, Martin
Patil, Anant
Sadeghi, Payam
Gold, Michael H.
Adatto, Maurice
Grabbe, Stephan
Goldust, Mohamad
Title: Treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis
Online publication date: 7-Sep-2022
Year of first publication: 2022
Language: english
Abstract: Background Axillary hyperhidrosis characterized by excessive sweating in the axillary regions is a frustrating chronic autonomic disorder leading to social embarrassment, impaired quality of life and usually associated with palmoplantar hyperhidrosis. Identifying the condition and its cause is central to the management. Aim The aim of this article is to discuss treatment options for axillary hyperhidrosis. Methods Comprehensive literature search using PubMed and Google Scholar was performed to review relevant published articles related to diagnosis and treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis. Results Treatment modalities for axillary hyperhydrosis vary from topical and systemic agents to injectables, newer devices and surgical measures. None except for physical measures using devices or surgery, which destroys the sweat glands to remove them, is possibly permanent and most are associated with attendant side effects. Conclusion Several treatments including medical and surgical option are available for the treatment of axillary hyperhydrosis. Patient education is important component of its management. Individualized approach of management is necessary for optimal outcome of treatment.
DDC: 610 Medizin
610 Medical sciences
Institution: Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Department: FB 04 Medizin
Place: Mainz
Version: Published version
Publication type: Zeitschriftenaufsatz
License: CC BY-NC
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Journal: Journal of cosmetic dermatology
Pages or article number: 62
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher place: Oxford
Issue date: 2022
ISSN: 1473-2165
Publisher DOI: 10.1111/jocd.14378
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