A review of peripheral nerve blockade as local anaesthesia in the treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis.

@article{Hayton2003ARO,
  title={A review of peripheral nerve blockade as local anaesthesia in the treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis.},
  author={Michael John Hayton and John K. Stanley and Nicholas J. Lowe},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={149 3},
  pages={447-51}
}
Injection of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) is an effective method of controlling palmar hyperhidrosis. It is, however, an uncomfortable procedure without adequate anaesthesia. We outline the techniques used, the reasons for them and potential pitfalls that can be avoided, with an outline of the neural anatomy relevant to the palmar injection of BTX-A. We… CONTINUE READING