What are the surgical procedures used to treat palmar hyperhidrosis?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Palmar hyperhidrosis is a benign functional disorder that is a psychological and social handicap. [61] A survey showed thoracoscopic sympathectomy to be minimally invasive and to improve the patient's quality of life, even if compensatory hyperhidrosis occurs.


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