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Hyperhidrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hyperhidrosis
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.946.350
Unique ID
D006945
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006945
Annotation
excessive sweating; do not confuse with HYPOHIDROSIS, reduced sweating
Scope Note
Excessive sweating. In the localized type, the most frequent sites are the palms, soles, axillae, inguinal folds, and the perineal area. Its chief cause is thought to be emotional. Generalized hyperhidrosis may be induced by a hot, humid environment, by fever, or by vigorous exercise.
Entry Term(s)
Hyperidrosis
NLM Classification #
WR 400
Previous Indexing
Sweating (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note
76; was see under SWEATING 1963-75
Online Note
search SWEATING 1966-75
History Note
76; was see under SWEATING 1963-75
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/12
Hyperhidrosis Preferred
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