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The man with sweaty palm and soles

Jamani, Nurjasmine Aida and Jahn Kassim, Puteri Shanaz and Abdul Hadi, Azwanis (2018) The man with sweaty palm and soles. Malaysian Family Physician, 13 (1). pp. 52-54. ISSN 1985-207X

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Abstract

A 21-year-old male college student presented with excessive severe bilateral sweating of his palms and soles for the past 3 years, which has progressively worsened. His symptoms occur throughout the day but worsened during exams or whenever he felt anxious. The condition has caused him difficulty in holding objects and writing assignments, and has resulted in public embarrassment on several occasions. He has to wipe his hands with a handkerchief each time they sweat. He also needs to change his socks frequently. No other area of his body is similarly affected. He denied any associated symptoms, such as pungent body odour, changes in weight, fever, heat intolerance, or changes in bowel habits. He has no known medical illness and is not on any medication. Clinical examination revealed bilateral profuse sweating of the palms and soles. Other examinations were unremarkable.

Item Type: Article (Note)
Additional Information: 5696/64719
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hyperhydrosis, sweaty palms, soles
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RL Dermatology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: Dr Azwanis Abdul Hadi
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2018 12:23
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2018 08:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/64719

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