Possible Causes for Localized Hyperhidrosis in USA

  • Tinea Pedis
    Localized Hyperhidrosis

    Tinea pedis or more commonly known as “Athlete’s foot” is scaly and itchy rash in the foot that usually begins in the toes. This is particularly common in athletes because it usually thrives in wet and sweaty foot enclosed in clothing like socks. Tinea pedis is a recurring disease that is fungal in nature and is…[1]

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II
    Localized Hyperhidrosis

    Complex regional pain syndrome type II in the past was also known as causalgia. Significant trauma to a nerve of the peripheral nervous system gives rise to severe pain along with burning sensation in the affected arm or leg. It is a chronic disease condition, which gradually gets more severe as the disease…[2]

  • Homocystinuria

    Patients with homocystinuria can present with a range of findings. Given the genetic nature of the condition, they usually have a positive family history. Signs and symptoms include mental retardation, thromboembolic events that can eventually lead to aphasia, hemiplegia, pseudobulbar palsy or ataxia, features of…[3]

  • Hodgkin's Disease
    Localized Pain Hyperhidrosis

    Jaffe ES, Harris NL, Stein H, Vardiman JW, eds. World Health Organization Classification of Tumours: Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues. Lyon, France: IARC Press; 2001. Staal SP, Ambinder R, Beschorner WE, Hayward GS, Mann R. A survey of Epstein-Barr virus DNA in lymphoid tissue.…[4]

  • Insulinoma

    The main clinical manifestation of an insulinoma is fasting hypoglycemia. Symptoms are insidious and can mimick various central nervous system disorders, like epilepsy and psychiatric disorders. The presentation is characterized by the Whipple triad in many patients which includes: Presence of symptoms and signs of…[5]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism can result from several different causes that are listed below. Graves disease: It has an autoimmune etiology and is characterized by the presence of auto-antibodies that are capable of stimulating the thyroid gland. Toxic multinodular goiter: 60% of the cases of toxic multinodular goiter are…[6]

  • Gout

    Bardin T, Richette P. Definition of hyperuricemia and gouty conditions. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2014 Mar;26(2):186-91.  Yang Q, Guo CY, Cupples LA, Levy D, Wilson PW, Fox CS. Genome-wide search for genes affecting serum uric acid levels: the Framingham Heart Study. Metabolism. Nov 2005;54(11):1435-41.  Vitart V, Rudan I,…[7]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Alcoholism is a disorder characterized by the excessive consumption of and dependence on ethyl alcohol, leading to physical and psychological harm.[8]

  • Popliteal Cyst
    Localized Edema

    Andonopoulos AP, Yarmenitis S, Sfountouris H, et al. Baker's cyst in rheumatoid arthritis: an ultrasonographic study with a high resolution technique. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. 1995;13(5):633-636. Miller TT, Staron RB, Koenigsberg T, et al. MR imaging of Baker cysts: association with internal derangement,…[9]

  • Scorpion Sting
    Localized Edema Localized Pain

    In patients who are older than 6 years, death occurs rarely. A poor outcome is likely if the symptoms worsen 2-4 hours after the scorpion sting. Complications Severe complications of the scorpion sting are the allergic reactions which may be life-threatening. Signs and symptoms resemble the bee sting such as hives,…[10]

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  1. Tinea Pedis, Symptoma
  2. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II, Symptoma
  3. Homocystinuria, Symptoma
  4. Hodgkin's Disease, Symptoma
  5. Insulinoma, Symptoma
  6. Hyperthyroidism, Symptoma
  7. Gout, Symptoma
  8. Chronic Alcoholism, Symptoma
  9. Popliteal Cyst, Symptoma
  10. Scorpion Sting, Symptoma