Which conditions should be considered in the workup of hyperhidrosis?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Also consider the following:

  • Burning feet syndrome

  • Neoplastic diseases

  • Neurologic diseases

  • Thyrotoxicosis

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Gout

  • Pheochromocytoma

  • Menopause

  • Febrile illnesses

  • Use of medications (eg, propranolol, physostigmine, pilocarpine, tricyclic antidepressants, venlafaxine)

  • Chronic alcoholism

  • Hodgkin disease

  • Tuberculosis

  • Eccrine nevus

  • Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma

  • Riley-Day syndrome (familial dysautonomia)

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