• Long-term outcomes of bilateral thoracoscopic T3 sympathectomy for primary focal hyperhidrosis in children

    4 monthes ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Hyperhidrosis is a relatively common condition, affecting 4.8% of the population in the United States. Forty percent of patients with primary hyperhidrosis have palmar involvement, and 50% of them report to have severe disease based on the validated Hyperhidrosis Disease Severity Score. This condition can be particularly devastating in children and teenagers, negatively affecting social life, mental health and general quality of life .
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