Safe control of palmoplantar hyperhidrosis with direct electrical current

Karakoc Y., Aydemir E., Kalkan M., Unal G.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.41, no.9, pp.602-605, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background Primary (idiopathic) hyperhidrosis is a benign disease of unknown etiology, leading to the disruption of professional and social life and emotional problems. A variety of treatment methods have been used to control or reduce the profuse sweating. In this study, we report the efficacy of direct current (d.c.) administration in the treatment of idiopathic hyperhidrosis.