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Table 1 Cases of localized unilateral hyperhidrosis in the literature excluding isolated facial hyperhidrosis

From: Compensatory quadrant-hyperhidrosis after contralateral intrathoracic surgery: a case report

Cause of hyperhidrosis Reference Cases Therapy
Idiopathic unilateral hyperhidrosis
  Cunliffe et al. [7] 3 local anticholinergic*
  van de Kerkhof et al. [8] 1 no
  Dworin and Sober [9] 1 local Al2Cl6 *
  Fernández and Armijo [10] 1 local Al2Cl6 *
  Querol Nasarre et al. [11] 1 no
  Köse and Baloglu [12] 1 no
  Boyvat et al. [13] 1 antidepressant
  Kreyden et al. [14] 1 botulinum toxin A *
  Kocyigit et al. [15] 1 no
Intrathoracic neoplasia
  Middleton [16] 1 no
  Walsh et al. [17] 2 no
  McCoy [18] 1 no
  Wang et al. [19] 2 no
  McEvoy et al. [20] 1 no
  Lindsay et al. [4] 2 no
  Umeki et al. [21] 1 no
  Lambert et al. [22] 1 local radiotherapy *
  Yamauchi et al. [23] 1 no
  Slabbynck et al. [24] 1 no
  Lee and Greenstone [25] 1 no
  Nishimura et al. [26] 1 local radiotherapy *
  Sribnick and Boulis [27] 1 sympathectomy *
Strokebrainstem infarction
  Mon and Mizotani [28] 1 no
  Korpelainen et al. [29] 16 no
  Rey et al. [30] 1 no
  Rousseaux et al. [31] 5 no
  Sato and Nitta [32] 1 no
  Pellecchia et al. [33] 1 no
Strokecerebral infarction
  Labar et al. [34] 2 no
  Sakashita et al. [35] 1 no
  Kim et al. [36] 5 no
  Bassetti and Staikov [37] 1 no
  Smith [38] 1 no
  Faruqi et al. [39] 1 no
Postinterventional complications
  Belin and Polo [40] 1 botulinum toxin A *
  Aşik et al. [41] 1 local radiotherapy *
Spinal cord pathology
  Pool [42] 1 hemilaminectomy *
  Baskan et al. [43] 1 botulinum toxin A *
  Kilinçer et al. [44] 1 no
  Gorman [45] 1 improved bedding *
Sweat glands pathology
  Kopera and Soyer [46] 1 appetite depressant *
  Ruiz de Erenchun et al. [47] 1 antidepressant *
  Parslew and Lewis-Jones [48] 1 no
Others (Buerger's disease)    
  Baker [49] 1 no
  1. (*) indicates successful therapy, (Al2Cl6) aluminum hexachloride.