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5 Facts you should know about

Chromhidrosis

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1

A rare condition characterized by

the secretion of colored sweat.

2

It is caused by the deposition

 of lipofuscin in the sweat glands.

3

Cases of red, blue,

green, yellow, pink, and black sweat have been reported.

4

Usually chromhidrosis affects

the apocrine glands, mainly on the face and underarms.

5

Chromogenic pigments produced by bacteria

are implicated in this condition but their exact role requires more research.

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