What is included in the surgical treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis?

Updated: Feb 12, 2019
  • Author: Richard H S Karpinski, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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Surgical treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis involves resection of the end organ (adenectomy) or interruption of sympathetic innervation to autonomically innervated structures, including sweat glands.


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