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Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics

Ali Osman Selim, Mohamed Abdel fattah Abdel Ghafar, Rania Reffat Ali, Samir M Abdel-Mageed.

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Back ground and purpose: Hyperhidrosis can have very significant effects on patients lives, causing physical discomfort and social embarrassment and negatively impacting occupational and daily activities. The current study was done to investigate the effect of tap water iontophoresis (TWI) using pulsed direct current on primary palmar hyperhidrosis in pediatrics.
Subjects: Twenty children diagnosed with primary palmer hyperhidrosis participated in this study (10 boys and 10 girls).Their ages ranged from 12 to16 years.
Procedures: The patients received 4 weeks of treatment with TWI using pulsed direct current. The treatment was administered for 20 minutes per session, three sessions a week. Sweat output was measured by recording the sweat mass by using a laboratory mass scale.
Results: The study showed a significant reduction in sweat output mass (P< 0.05) by a percentage of 48.86% after the suggested treatment period.
Conclusion: it was concluded that using tape water iontophoresis is useful and effective in reducing the sweat output in children with primary palmar hyperhidrosis.

Key words: Key words: palmer hyperhidrosis, TWI, pulsed direct current, Pediatrics.


 
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Selim AO, Ghafar MAfA, Ali RR, Abdel-Mageed SM. Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics. International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research. 2015; 4(2): 15-17. doi:10.5455/ijtrr.00000052



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Selim AO, Ghafar MAfA, Ali RR, Abdel-Mageed SM. Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics. International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research. 2015; 4(2): 15-17. doi:10.5455/ijtrr.00000052



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Selim AO, Ghafar MAfA, Ali RR, Abdel-Mageed SM. Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics. International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research. (2015), [cited October 21, 2017]; 4(2): 15-17. doi:10.5455/ijtrr.00000052



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Selim, A. O., Ghafar, M. A. f. A., Ali, R. R. & Abdel-Mageed, S. M. (2015) Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics. International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research, 4 (2), 15-17. doi:10.5455/ijtrr.00000052



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Selim, Ali Osman, Mohamed Abdel fattah Abdel Ghafar, Rania Reffat Ali, and Samir M Abdel-Mageed. 2015. Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics. International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research, 4 (2), 15-17. doi:10.5455/ijtrr.00000052



Chicago Style

Selim, Ali Osman, Mohamed Abdel fattah Abdel Ghafar, Rania Reffat Ali, and Samir M Abdel-Mageed. "Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics." International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research 4 (2015), 15-17. doi:10.5455/ijtrr.00000052



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Selim, Ali Osman, Mohamed Abdel fattah Abdel Ghafar, Rania Reffat Ali, and Samir M Abdel-Mageed. "Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics." International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research 4.2 (2015), 15-17. Print. doi:10.5455/ijtrr.00000052



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Selim, A. O., Ghafar, M. A. f. A., Ali, R. R. & Abdel-Mageed, S. M. (2015) Efficacy of Pulsed Direct Current in Tap Water Iontophoresis in Treating Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis in pediatrics. International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research, 4 (2), 15-17. doi:10.5455/ijtrr.00000052








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