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Surgical treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis by suction-curettage of sweat glands.

Rezende RM, Luz FB - An Bras Dermatol (2014 Nov-Dec)

Bottom Line: Suction curettage is a dermatologic surgery technique for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis, which is becoming more popular.Suction-curettage of sweat glands is a minimally invasive surgical technique that is easy to perform, safe, has high rates of success and relatively few side-effects.It is generally well tolerated by patients and requires shorter time away from daily activities, when compared with other surgical modalities.

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Affiliation: Universidade Federal Fluminense, NiterĂ³i, RJ, Brazil.

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Unlabelled: Suction curettage is a dermatologic surgery technique for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis, which is becoming more popular.

Objective: The purpose of this study is to describe the current technique of removal of axillary sweat glands, and evaluate its efficacy and safety.

Conclusion: Suction-curettage of sweat glands is a minimally invasive surgical technique that is easy to perform, safe, has high rates of success and relatively few side-effects. It is generally well tolerated by patients and requires shorter time away from daily activities, when compared with other surgical modalities.

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Removal of axillary sweat glands by suction-curettage. A: tumescentanesthesia; B: removal of the sweat glands by inverted curettage;C and D: compressive bandage
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f02: Removal of axillary sweat glands by suction-curettage. A: tumescentanesthesia; B: removal of the sweat glands by inverted curettage;C and D: compressive bandage

Mentions: The treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis by surgical removal of the sweat glands consistsin the removal of eccrine, apocrine and apo-eccrine glands of the deep dermis andsubcutaneous cellular tissue of this region (Figure1 and Chart 3). Numerous variations ofthis technique exist.


Surgical treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis by suction-curettage of sweat glands.

Rezende RM, Luz FB - An Bras Dermatol (2014 Nov-Dec)

Removal of axillary sweat glands by suction-curettage. A: tumescentanesthesia; B: removal of the sweat glands by inverted curettage;C and D: compressive bandage
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f02: Removal of axillary sweat glands by suction-curettage. A: tumescentanesthesia; B: removal of the sweat glands by inverted curettage;C and D: compressive bandage
Mentions: The treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis by surgical removal of the sweat glands consistsin the removal of eccrine, apocrine and apo-eccrine glands of the deep dermis andsubcutaneous cellular tissue of this region (Figure1 and Chart 3). Numerous variations ofthis technique exist.

Bottom Line: Suction curettage is a dermatologic surgery technique for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis, which is becoming more popular.Suction-curettage of sweat glands is a minimally invasive surgical technique that is easy to perform, safe, has high rates of success and relatively few side-effects.It is generally well tolerated by patients and requires shorter time away from daily activities, when compared with other surgical modalities.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Universidade Federal Fluminense, NiterĂ³i, RJ, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Unlabelled: Suction curettage is a dermatologic surgery technique for the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis, which is becoming more popular.

Objective: The purpose of this study is to describe the current technique of removal of axillary sweat glands, and evaluate its efficacy and safety.

Conclusion: Suction-curettage of sweat glands is a minimally invasive surgical technique that is easy to perform, safe, has high rates of success and relatively few side-effects. It is generally well tolerated by patients and requires shorter time away from daily activities, when compared with other surgical modalities.

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