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Hyperhidrosis - Excessive Sweating

Hyperhidrosis – Laparoscopic Lumbar Sympathectomy – a case report

Introduction

Hyperhidrosis is sweating in excess than that is required for normal thermoregulation.  It begins in either childhood or adolescence. Although any site on the body can be affected by hyperhidrosis, the sites most commonly affected are the palms, soles, and axillae. Hyperhidrosis exists in 3 forms: Emotionally induced hyperhidrosis (in which it affects the palms, soles, and axillae,    Localized hyperhidrosis, Generalized hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis often causes great emotional distress and occupational disability for the patient, regardless of the form.It affects both sexes and affects persons of all ages.In a study of 850 patients with palmar, axillary, or facial hyperhidrosis, 62% of patients reported that sweating began since before they could remember; 33%, since puberty; and 5%, during adulthood.

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Lap Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Lap Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy or minimally invasive gallbladder removal is a procedure performed to remove the gallbladder from the body. This is a keyhole surgery and therefore allows the surgeon to perform the surgery through small incisions in the abdomen. Narrow instruments called a laparoscope, with a camera at the tip of the scope, is inserted through the incisions. The doctor visualizes the internal structures through the scope on a video monitor and thus performs the surgery.

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