anhydrosis


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Noun1.anhydrosis - 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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Neurological Manifestations in Different types of Leprosy Patients Neurological LL BL BT TT PN Total Manifestations Cranial nerves affected Trigeminal nerve 1 3 2 6 Facial nerve 3 3 Muscular system Disability claw hands 2 2 1 5 Flexion deformity of toes 1 1 2 Muscles wasting Upper limbs 2 2 1 5 Lower limbs 1 1 3 5 Sensory system Superficial sensation Mononeuropathy 11 4 15 Ulnar side Radial side 2 2 1 5 Glove and stock 1 anaesthesia Maculo-anaesthetic 1 7 30 38 Trophic and vasomotor changes anhydrosis 4 12 20
HSAN type 4 demonstrates autosomal recessive transmission pattern, with such major characteristics as loss of sense of pain, self-mutilation, anhydrosis and mental retardation.
Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhydrosis (CIPA) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by inability to feel pain and temperature, and decreased or absent sweating.
Other clinical features are self-mutilated behaviour mental retardation and anhydrosis.