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November 2010

Focal Hyperhidrosis in Tumefactive Multiple Sclerosis

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Department of Neurosciences, Institute of Neurology (Drs Iorio, Plantone, Frisullo, Nociti, Patanella, Tonali, and Batocchi), and Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Institute of Radiology (Dr Colosimo), Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome; and Don Gnocchi Foundation (Drs Nociti, Patanella, and Tonali), Milan, Italy.


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Arch Neurol. 2010;67(11):1407-1408. doi:10.1001/archneurol.2010.274

Sweating abnormalities associated with diseases of the central nervous system can occur in syringomyelia,1 lateral medullary infarction,2 or hemispheric2 or hypothalamic strokes.3 Hyperhidrosis has been reported in some adults2 and in a child3 affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). This condition, as a symptom of MS, is considered uncommon.2

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