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November 11, 1911

A CASE OF HYPERIDROSIS UNIVERSALIS WITH CONTINUOUS FEVER

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LOS ANGELES

JAMA. 1911;LVII(20):1607-1608. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260110107009
Abstract

History.  —The patient, E. Gr., 22 years of age, clerk, is the only child of his parents, who are living and healthy. As a child he had measles and some lung disease, otherwise he was healthy upto age of 12, when his present ailment of constant sweating commenced. He lived formerly in the Middle West, came four years ago to Los Angeles, worked three years as a bell-boy in a hotel and has for the last year acted as bank messenger, having sought the occupations of bell-boy and clerk as being most suitable for his condition.He perspires continually and the perspiration stops apparently only when he is in fresh air or in a draft; during sleep it stops only when he is exposed to a draft and fully uncovered. His perspiration increases indoors, in the theater, in church or by sitting still, and by exposure to the sun; he

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