Letters Unusual case of hyperhidrosis

’Twas idiopathic unilateral circumscribed hyperhidrosis

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1498 (Published 03 September 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1498
  1. Neil H Cox, consultant dermatologist1
  1. 1Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle CA2 7HY
  1. neil.Cox{at}ncumbria-acute.nhs.uk

    Bronkhorst and Bouwman described a typical example of idiopathic unilateral circumscribed hyperhidrosis, an unusual form of this condition.1

    They discuss palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis, and secondary forms of hyperhidrosis (usually generalised), but none of these …

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