anhidrosis


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Related to anhidrosis: Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis

anhidrosis

(ˌænhɪˈdrəʊsɪs) or

anidrosis

n
(Pathology) pathol the absence of sweating
[from an- + Greek hidrōs sweat + -osis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anhidrosis - failure of the sweat glands
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
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The medical condition anhidrosis is the inability to do what?
Up to 71% of patients may have trophic and vasomotor changes, anhidrosis, cracked skin, and ulcers associated with repeated foot trauma.
Clinically, patients manifest angiokeratoma, anhidrosis, and acroparesthesias, and in later stages cardiomyopathy, cerebrovascular disease, and renal insufficiency.
Ashlyn Blocker, loves pageants and playing the clarinet, but was born with a congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA), a disorder that affects the way signals travel from her central nervous system.