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sweating

 [swet´ing]
the excretion of moisture through the pores of the skin; called also perspiration and diaphoresis.
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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]
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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
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

anhidrosis

Absence of sweating or inadequate secretion of sweat.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This patient, a 38-year-old male, is the Case 1 patient's younger brother who also suffered from congenital insensivity to pain with anhydrosis from birth.
Charcot hip joint refers to a destructive hip arthropathy caused by tabes dorsalis, syringomyelia, peripheral nerve injury due to diabetes mellitus, congenital insensivity to pain with anhydrosis, and so on.
reported good short term results of cementless THA on one patient with congenital insensivity to pain with anhydrosis [4].
Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhydrosis is a rare autosomal disorder.
The syndrome of congenital insensitivity to pain with anhydrosis (CIPA) can be diagnosed clinically and confirmed by genetic testing.
Horses with anhydrosis are often reported to have sweated very and profusely in the weeks or days prior to the onset, some stop sweating completely, while others continue in a reduced and patchy manner, under the mane, over the chest, and between the hind legs.
Anhydrosis is a frustrating condition that is hard to treat but can be managed.
Horner's syndrome presents with ptosis and miosis, enophthalmos and anhydrosis, and was excluded on the basis of ipsilateral mydriasis and the absence of a high sensory or sympathetic block.
Temporary partial phrenic nerve block, CNS toxicity (tinnitus, disorientation, perioral numbness) cardiovascular collapse, recurrent laryngeal nerve blockade (hoarseness of voice), Horner's syndrome (ptosis, miosis, anhydrosis) vagal nerve blockade, epidural/subarachnoid (total spinal), hematoma.
Strict vigilance is kept for the Complications of cervical plexus block like intravascular injection/injury to vertebral artery(loss of consciousness, seizures)temporary partial phrenic nerve block (8), CNS toxicity (tinnitus, disorientation, perioral numbness), cardiovascular collapse, recurrent laryngeal nerve blockade (hoarseness of voice), Horner's syndrome (ptosis, miosis, anhydrosis) vagal nerve blockade, Epidural/ subarachnoid (total spinal), brachial nerve plexus blockade, hematoma.
(5) The most common presentation is abdominal distension, pain and neurologic symptoms due to severe nerve root compression and sometimes Horner's syndrome (ptosis, myosis, and ipsilateral anhydrosis).