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==Causes==
 
==Causes==
 
It may be caused by underactivity of the [[sympathetic nervous system]]. Eccrine sweat glands are [[nerve|innervated]] via [[muscarinic acetylcholine receptor]]s. Hence antimuscarinic [[medication|drugs]] cause anhidrosis.
 
It may be caused by underactivity of the [[sympathetic nervous system]]. Eccrine sweat glands are [[nerve|innervated]] via [[muscarinic acetylcholine receptor]]s. Hence antimuscarinic [[medication|drugs]] cause anhidrosis.
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==Emotional stress and anhidrosis==
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==Mental disorders and anhidrosis==
   
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Latest revision as of 23:15, March 1, 2010

Anhidrosis
ICD-10 L744
ICD-9 705.0
OMIM [1]
DiseasesDB 21064
MedlinePlus [2]
eMedicine /
MeSH {{{MeshNumber}}}

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

CausesEdit

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.

Emotional stress and anhidrosisEdit

Mental disorders and anhidrosisEdit

See also Edit

ReferencesEdit

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