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Causes of Secondary Hyperhidrosis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with sweating over a relatively large area for a possible secondary cause.

Specialty:

Dermatology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

R61

Description:

Secondary hyperhidrosis refers to excessive sweating caused by an underlying disease or injury. Identifying the cause will often determine the optimum management for the sweating.

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