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hematidrosis

 [he″mah-tĭ-dro´sis]
excretion of bloody sweat.

he·ma·ti·dro·sis

(hē'mat-i-drō'sis, hem'at-),
Excretion of blood or blood pigment in the sweat; an extremely rare disorder.
[hemat- + G. hidrōs, sweat]

hematidrosis

/he·ma·tid·ro·sis/ (he″mah-tid-ro´sis) excretion of bloody sweat.

hematidrosis

An extremely rare condition characterised by the sweating of blood, which is said to occur when a person is facing death or other highly stressful events. It has been seen in prisoners before execution and occurred during the London Blitz.

Mechanism
Hematohidrosis is attributed to rupture of the capillaries surrounding sweat glands, with oozing of blood into the glands and out the sweat ducts.

he·ma·ti·dro·sis

(hē'mă-tid-rō'sis)
Excretion of blood or blood pigment in the sweat; an extremely rare disorder.
Synonym(s): hemidrosis (1) , haematidrosis.
[hemat- + G. hidrōs, sweat]

hemathidrosis, hematidrosis

bloody sweat.