chromhidrosis


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chromhidrosis

 [krōm″hĭ-dro´sis]
secretion of colored sweat.

chrom·hi·dro·sis

(krōm'hī-drō'sis),
A rare condition characterized by the excretion of sweat containing pigment.
Synonym(s): chromidrosis
[chrom- + G. hidros, sweat]

chromhidrosis

/chrom·hi·dro·sis/ (kro″mĭ-dro´sis) secretion of colored sweat.

chromhidrosis

[krō′midrō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, chroma + hidros, sweat
a rare, functional disorder in which apocrine sweat glands secrete colored sweat. The sweat may be yellow, blue, green, or black and often also fluoresces. A known cause is occupational exposure to copper, catechols, or ferrous oxide. Industrial nurses should be aware of this benign condition.

chrom·hi·dro·sis

, chromidrosis (krōm'hī-drō'sis, krōmi-drōsis)
A rare condition characterized by the excretion of sweat containing pigment.
See also: apocrine chromhidrosis
[chrom- + G. hidros, sweat]

chromhidrosis

secretion of colored sweat.
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