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Ann Clin Neurophysiol. 2012; 14(1): 12-19.
Neurological Disorders Associated with Sweating
Ki-Jong Park
Copyright © 2012 The Korean Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
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Thermoregulatory sweat is principal mean for homeostasis of temperature. Sweat glands have eccrine gland, apocrine gland,and apoeccrine glands. Disorders of sweating are manifested by excess (hyperhidrosis) or deficit (hypohidrosis, anhidrosis)of sweat. Hyperhidrosis can be defined as excessive sweating beyond a level required to maintain normal body temperature.The sweating can be generalized or localized (axilla, palms, soles, palmar-plantar, perineal). Usually hypohidrosis or anhidrosismay be more serious than hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is usually benign, but interferes with one
Key words: Thermogegulatory sweat, Hyperhidrosis, Hypohidrosis, Anhidorosis
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