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Management of Primary Hyperhidrosis with Sympathetic Block: A Case Report

Nitin A Menon, Dwarkadas K Baheti, A Menon Nitin

Keywords : Hyperhidrosis, Sympathetic block,Epidural catheter

Citation Information : Menon NA, Baheti DK, Menon Nitin A. Management of Primary Hyperhidrosis with Sympathetic Block: A Case Report. Indian J Phy Med Rehab 2019; 30 (1):17-18.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10066-0047

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-03-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Hyperhidrosis is an unusual condition characterized by excessive sweating, which results in social embarrassment and workplace impairment. Although several treatment options are available, the use of sympathetic block in certain patients is an important tool as a part of multimodal approach in the management of this condition.

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