Hyperhidrosis and Topical Agents

  • Marcia Purcelli


This chapter characterizes and defines the clinical manifestations of hyperhidrosis, describes the main types of glands responsible for these symptoms, with their distribution in different areas of the body, and, finally, describes the main topical agents that can combat and control these symptoms.


Clinical treatment Hyperhidrosis Topical agents Sweat glands 

Suggested Reading

  1. Wolosker N, Fukuda JM. Editorial—current treatment of hyperhidrosis. J Vasc Bras. 2015;14(4):279–81.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcia Purcelli
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  1. 1.Hospital Israelita Albert EinsteinSão PauloBrazil

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