Hyperhidrosis as a reflection of autonomic failure in patients with acute hemispheral brain infarction. An evaporimetric study.

@article{Korpelainen1992HyperhidrosisAA,
  title={Hyperhidrosis as a reflection of autonomic failure in patients with acute hemispheral brain infarction. An evaporimetric study.},
  author={Juha Tapani Korpelainen and Ky{\"o}sti A. Sotaniemi and Vilho V. Myllyl{\"a}},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1992},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={1271-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Sweating dysfunction is one of the most frequently encountered symptoms of autonomic failure but has received scant attention in patients with cerebrovascular diseases. Our purpose was to evaluate the prevalence, pathogenesis, and clinical correlates of sweating dysfunction in stroke. METHODS We studied sweating at baseline and… CONTINUE READING