HEMATHIDROSIS – A RARE CASES OF MALE AND FEMALE CHILD WHO SWEAT BLOOD

Ravi Kumar. M, Srilatha. S, Sandeep. P

Abstract


Hemathidrosis is a very rare condition of eccrine sweat disorder chracterized by one or more episodes of spontaneous bloody sweating from non traumatized skin .A male child who presented to us is reported . In the recent past total of 25 cases reported out of which 21 were women and median age was 13 years and majority 62% from asia mainly india . Main locations were face including  forehead, eyes and ears.  Prodromal symptoms in 36% ,Possible triggering factors in 86 % identified .Herein we describe a case of hemathidrosis of  12 year old male child   presented to our department ,confirmed by testing the secretions for  blood components and by excluding all other bleeding disorders  and who responded to  proponolol therapy

 


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