Nonneoplastic disorders of the eccrine glands.

@article{Wenzel1998NonneoplasticDO,
  title={Nonneoplastic disorders of the eccrine glands.},
  author={Friedel Wenzel and Thomas Dag Horn},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          1-17; quiz 18-20
        }
}
Eccrine glands are uniquely susceptible to a variety of pathologic processes. Alteration in the rate of sweat secretion manifests as hypohidrosis and hyperhidrosis. Obstruction of the eccrine duct leads to miliaria. The excretion of drugs into eccrine sweat may be a contributory factor in neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH), syringosquamous metaplasia (SSM), coma bulla, and erythema multiforme (EM). Alterations in the electrolyte composition of eccrine sweat can be observed in several… CONTINUE READING
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