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noobhan disease
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ICD-10 L74.4
ICD-9 705.0
DiseasesDB 21064

Anhydrosis means lack of sweating. It is also known by a number of other names including Adiaphoresis[1][2][3][4], Ischidrosis[1], Hypohidrosis[5]:778, Oligidria, Oligohidrosis and Sweating deficiency.

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Causes

It may be caused by underactivity of the sympathetic nervous system. Eccrine sweat glands are innervated via muscarinic acetylcholine receptors. Hence antimuscarinic drugs cause anhidrosis.

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References

  1. ^ a b "adiaphoresis - definition of adiaphoresis". Free Online Medical Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia. http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/adiaphoresis.  
  2. ^ adiaphoresis | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
  3. ^ Adiaphoresis - Medical Dictionary Definition
  4. ^ "adiaphoresis: meaning and definitions". Infoplease.com. http://www.infoplease.com/ipd/A0307179.html.  
  5. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0721629210.

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