John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

Hypothalamic-pituitary germinoma presenting as generalized hypohidrosis Volume 27, numéro 3, May-June 2017

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Auteurs
1 Division of Dermatology,
Department of Internal Related,
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine,
7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017,
Japan
2 Division of Neurosurgery,
Department of Surgery Related,
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine,
7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017,
Japan
3 Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology,
Department of Internal Medicine,
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine,
7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017,
Japan

Hypohidrosis refers to diminished sweating in response to an appropriate thermal stimulus, leading to hyperthermia [1]. Different aetiologies of hypohidrosis include congenital absence of sweat glands, exogenous factors, dermatological disorders, neurological disorders, endocrine disorders, and Fabry disease [2-4]. Thermoregulatory sweating is regulated predominantly by the hypothalamus via the autonomic nervous system [5]. Here, we report the first case of a patient with pituitary-hypothalamic germinoma [...]