The comparative effectiveness of suction-curettage and onabotulinumtoxin-A injections for the treatment of primary focal axillary hyperhidrosis: a randomized control trial.

@article{Ibrahim2013TheCE,
  title={The comparative effectiveness of suction-curettage and onabotulinumtoxin-A injections for the treatment of primary focal axillary hyperhidrosis: a randomized control trial.},
  author={O. W. Ibrahim and Rohit Kakar and Diana Bolotin and Michael Nodzenski and Wareeporn Disphanurat and Natalie Pace and Lauren K Becker and Dennis P. West and Emily Poon and Emir Veledar and M Alam},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={88-95}
}
BACKGROUND Botulinum toxin injections and suction-curettage have been separately shown to be effective in treating axillary hyperhidrosis but have not been compared in the same patients. OBJECTIVE We sought to compare effectiveness of suction-curettage versus neurotoxin for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis. METHODS Each of 20 patients was randomized to receive toxin injections to one axilla and suction-curettage to the contralateral axilla. The primary outcome measure was reduction… CONTINUE READING
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