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Management of Primary Hyperhidrosis with Sympathetic Block

Nitin A Menon, Dwarkadas K Baheti, A Menon Nitin

Keywords : Epidural catheter, Hyperhidrosis, Sympathetic block

Citation Information : Menon NA, Baheti DK, Menon Nitin A. Management of Primary Hyperhidrosis with Sympathetic Block. Indian J Phy Med Rehab 2017; 28 (4):140-142.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10066-0017

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Hyperhidrosis is an unusual condition characterized by excessive sweating, which results in social embarrassment and work place impairment. Although a number of 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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