anhidrosis


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sweating

 [swet´ing]
the excretion of moisture through the pores of the skin; called also perspiration and diaphoresis.

an·hi·dro·sis

(an'hĭ-drō'sis), [MIM*206600]
Absence of sweat glands or absence of sweating, for example, resulting from use of anticholinergic drugs.
Synonym(s): adiaphoresis
[G. an- priv. + hidrōs, sweat]

anhidrosis

/an·hi·dro·sis/ (an″hĭ-dro´sis) absence or deficiency of sweating.

anhidrosis

[an′hidrō′sis, an′hī-]
Etymology: Gk, a + hidros, without sweat
an abnormal condition characterized by inadequate perspiration.

anhidrosis

Dermatology The lack of appropriate sweat production in response to thermal or pharmacologic stimulation, which may become a medical emergency with hyperthermia, heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and death; anhidrosis may affect the entire body or be segmental in distribution and is divided into structural–eg, anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, sweat gland necrosis, or functional defects, often related to autonomic or thermoregulatory control which involve the central or peripheral nervous systems

an·hi·dro·sis

, anidrosis (an'hī-drō'sis, -i-drō'sis)
Inability to tolerate heat; reduction or complete absence of sweating.
Synonym(s): adiaphoresis.
[G. an- priv. + hidrōs, sweat]

anhidrosis

Absence of sweating or inadequate secretion of sweat.

an·hi·dro·sis

, anidrosis (an'hī-drō'sis, -i-drō'sis) [MIM*206600]
Absence of sweat glands or absence of sweating.
[G. an- priv. + hidrōs, sweat]

anhidrosis

absence of sweating. In horses the disease is common in tropical climates and seriously interferes with the racing calendar. Affected animals show respiratory distress even at rest, absence of sweating at times when all of the others in the group are sweating heavily; they are quite unable to race. Disease is akin to anhidrotic asthenia of humans. Called also puff disease, dry coat syndrome.
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345 This results into absence of epidermal nerve fibers and fibers around the sweat glands which forms the morphological basis of analgesia and anhidrosis in CIPA.
Our patient had a clinical history of anhidrosis and the pilocarpin iontophoresis test was found to be negative.
Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis associated with congenital myasthenic syndrome.
A variety of skin lesions may be associated with Sjogren's syndrome, including hypergammaglobulinemic purpura, urticarial vasculitis, and autoimmune anhidrosis (5).
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CASE REPORT: A 19 years old male presented with numerous asymptomatic hyper pigmented macules and plaques developing from the past 6years and anhidrosis all over the body, sparing head and neck, axillae and inframammary region since 4 years.
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