Comparative evaluation of botulinum toxin versus iontophoresis with topical aluminium chloride hexahydrate in treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis.

@article{Rajagopal2014ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative evaluation of botulinum toxin versus iontophoresis with topical aluminium chloride hexahydrate in treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis.},
  author={Ravi Rajagopal and Nikhitha B Mallya},
  journal={Medical journal, Armed Forces India},
  year={2014},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={247-52}
}
BACKGROUND Hyperhidrosis is generalised or focal excessive sweating and carries a substantial psychological and social burden. This study compares botulinum toxin versus iontophoresis with topical aluminium chloride hexahydrate in palmar hyperhidrosis. METHODS The study included 60 cases of palmar hyperhidrosis randomly allocated to 2 groups. One group was given botulinum toxin type A 100 units per palm and the other group subjected to digital iontophoresis with topical application of… CONTINUE READING