2015
DOI: 10.5070/d3213023603
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Eccrine chromhidrosis secondary to hyperbilirubinemia

Abstract: Background: Eccrine chromhidrosis, or colored eccrine sweating, may be caused by contamination of sweat by dyes, pigmentation from microorganisms, or more rarely, hyperbilirubinemia. Pigment usually affects the palms and soles, where abundant sweat glands are found.Purpose, Material and Methods: We report a unique case of eccrine chromhidrosis in the setting of hyperbilirubinemia and review the current literature available on PubMed of previously reported cases.Results: Six patients with chromhidrosis have bee… Show more

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“…The lesions typically subside within weeks to a month. 8 In contrast to the above-mentioned conditions, the sudden onset of lesions, their transient nature, and the clinical context may provide a clue to the exogenous nature of Cydnidae pigmentation and its source. It is most commonly seen on palms and soles but can be found on any part of the skin that comes in contact with the insect.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The lesions typically subside within weeks to a month. 8 In contrast to the above-mentioned conditions, the sudden onset of lesions, their transient nature, and the clinical context may provide a clue to the exogenous nature of Cydnidae pigmentation and its source. It is most commonly seen on palms and soles but can be found on any part of the skin that comes in contact with the insect.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%