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ICD-10 9 DiseasesDB 21064

Anhidrosis derived from Ancient Greek stem of ἱδρώς (hidros, "sweat") + -sis, means a deficiency or absence of perspiration.

It is also known by a number of other names including hypohidrosis,[1] adiaphoresis,[2] ischidrosis,[3] oligidria,[4] oligohidrosis[5] and sweating deficiency.


Anhidrosis can result from a number of neurological, dermatological, pharmacological and physical insults. For a full disambiguation see hypohidrosis.

See also


External links

  • Sweating - absent
  • Fabry Community (Genzyme Corporation)

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