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Chromhidrosis

Chromhidrosis is a rare condition with a characteristic presentation of the secretion of colored sweat

Prevalence

Unknown

US Estimated

Unknown

Europe Estimated

Age of Onset

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ICD-10

Inheritance

Autosomal dominant

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Autosomal recessive

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Mitochondrial/Multigenic

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X-linked dominant

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X-linked recessive

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5 Facts you should know

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A rare condition characterized by the secretion of colored sweat

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It is caused by the deposition of lipofuscin in the sweat glands

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Cases of red, blue, green, yellow, pink, and black sweat have been reported

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Usually chromhidrosis affects the apocrine glands, mainly on the face and underarms

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Chromogenic pigments produced by bacteria are implicated in this condition but their exact role requires more research

Chromhidrosis is also known as...

Chromhidrosis

Colored sweat

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Common signs & symptoms

At the time this analysis was conducted, there were no common signs or symptoms for this disease.

Current treatments

At the time this analysis was conducted, there were no current treatments for this disease.

Top Clinical Trials

At the time this analysis was conducted, there were no interventional clinical studies being conducted.

Top Treatments in Research

At the time this analysis was conducted, there were no treatments in development for this disease.