Kurchin, A.; Mozes, M.; Walden, R.; Adar, R.
November 1977
Angiology;Nov1977, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p799
Academic Journal
Phantom sensations following amputations are well known, though their mechanism is not fully understood. This paper presents a hitherto undescribed phantom sensation-phantom sweating. Phantom sweating is a feeling of a burst of sweating in the palms, without the actual sweating. It occurs following upper dorsal sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis and appears to be a symptom of residual sympathetic activity.


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