Primary Focal Craniofacial Hyperhidrosis: Case Report

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Raja Amri
Ramla Mghirbi
Ayachi Kaouther
Kraiem Wahiba
Mohamed Ali Sbai


Hyperhidrosis is defined as an excessive sweating beyond what would be expected for thermoregulation. This condition can be categorized as idiopathic or secondary to a related disease. Facial hyperhidrosis, usually idiopathic, is rare affecting up to 10% of patients with focal hyperhidrosis. Authors present a rare presentation of a primary craniofacial hyperhidrosis. The aim of this study is to evaluate the characteristics of this pathology and treatment modalities through an interesting case report of a facial localization and a review of literature.

Focal, hyperhidrosis, facial, sweat glands.

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Amri, R., Mghirbi, R., Kaouther, A., Wahiba, K., & Sbai, M. A. (2020). Primary Focal Craniofacial Hyperhidrosis: Case Report. Asian Journal of Research in Surgery, 3(3), 17-22. Retrieved from
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