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E-IJD CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 422

Acquired idiopathic generalized anhidrosis


1 Department of Dermatology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Amala Nagar, Thrissur, Kerala, India
2 Department of Pathology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Amala Nagar, Thrissur, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Geethu Gangadharan
Department of Dermatology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Amala Nagar, Thrissur - 680 555, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.160533

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Acquired idiopathic generalized anhidrosis is a rare condition, where the exact pathomechanism is unknown. We report a case of acquired idiopathic generalized anhidrosis in a patient who later developed lichen planus. Here an autoimmune-mediated destruction of sweat glands may be the probable pathomechanism.


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