Localized unilateral hyperhidrosis and neurofibromatosis type 1: case report of a new association.

@article{Bakan2005LocalizedUH,
  title={Localized unilateral hyperhidrosis and neurofibromatosis type 1: case report of a new association.},
  author={Emel B{\"u}lb{\"u}l Başkan and Necdet Karli and Mehmet Baykara and Semra Çikman and Sukran Tunali},
  journal={Dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={211 3},
  pages={
          286-9
        }
}
Localized unilateral hyperhidrosis (LUH) is an uncommon but well-defined special form of localized hyperhidrosis with diverse causes. It often occurs within a sharply demarcated area on the face or upper extremities. Here, we report a case of LUH in a 16-year-old male with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and review related data in the literature. The association of this rare entity and NF1 has not yet been described. Subcutaneous botulinum toxin A injection provided a good clinical response with… CONTINUE READING

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