anhidrotic


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anhidrotic

(ˌænhɪˈdrɒtɪk) med
adj
(Medicine) curbing the secretion of sweat
n
(Medicine) a substance that suppresses sweating
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It is classified into two major types based on number and functionality of sweat glands: (1) Anhidrotic or hypohidrotic: Sweat glands are significantly reduced or absent and called as Christ-Siemens-Touraine syndrome.
Furthermore, the anhidrotic effect of the toxin was noticed after its application in neurologic diseases, and BoNT began to be used in the management of hyperhidrosis in 1994.
Anhidrotic skin fissures easily, thereby contributing to the vicious circle of secondary infection and ulceration.
Absent or decreased sweating in patients with anhidrotic, respectively, hypohydrotic ED is caused by absence of sweat glands.
X-linked anhidrotic (hypohidrotic) ectodermal dysplasia is caused by a mutation in a novel transmembrane protein.
Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (Christ-Seimens-Touraine syndrome)-case report with a review.
Although the lesions are themselves anhidrotic, the effect of hyperhidrosis of the surrounding skin, maceration and friction alter the appearance of the psoriasis, which retains its characteristic colour.
Hereditary anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia: a clinical and pathologic study.
The anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia gene (EDA) undergoes alternative splicing and encodes ectodysplasin-A with deletion mutations in collagenous repeats.