Sweating impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis.

  title={Sweating impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Anne Saari and Uolevi Tolonen and E. P{\"a}{\"a}kk{\"o} and Kalervo Suominen and Jukka P. T. Jauhiainen and Ky{\"o}sti A. Sotaniemi and Vilho V. Myllyl{\"a}},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={120 5},
OBJECTIVES To measure sweating in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). MATERIALS AND METHODS Sweating was measured by an evaporimeter after a heating stimulus in 29 MS patients and in 15 healthy control subjects. RESULTS The MS patients sweated markedly less than the controls. After 10 min of heating the sweating was significantly lower in the forehead (P = 0.034), feet (right, P = 0.033; left, P = 0.037) and legs (right, P = 0.043; left, P = 0.029) of the MS patients than in those of the… CONTINUE READING

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