Botulinum Toxin
 A injections

  Definition   Medications  

 algorithm for

  Prevalence   Systemic treatment    
  Impact on quality of life   Topical treatment     Axillary and inguinal HH  

    for armpits

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  Classification   The gel Advantage     Palmoplantar HH  

    for hands

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  The Control of sweating   Needle Free Anesthesia     Craniofacial HH  

    for feet

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References on Needle free anesthesia prior to injection of Botox® on the palms and soles

1. Selection of safe parameters for jet injection of botulinum toxin in palmar hyperhidrosis. Nantel-Battista M, Vadeboncoeur S, Benohanian A.Aesthet Surg J. 2013 Feb 1;33(2):295-7

2. What stands in the way of treating palmar hyperhidrosis as effectively as axillary hyperhidrosis with Botulinum Toxin Type A. Dermatol Online J. 2009 April; 16 (4): 12

3. Benohanian A. Should local anesthetics be banned during treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis with botulinum toxin A? Dermatol Online J. 2007 July 16; 13 (3): 33

4. Benohanian A. Needle free anaesthesia prior to botulinum toxin type-A injection treatment of palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis. Br J Dermatol. 2007;156 (3), 593–596

5. Benohanian A. Palmar hyperhidrosis. Needle free anesthesia as an alternative to Bier's block and peripheral nerve blockade for botulinum toxin therapy Dermatology Online Journal 12 (6): 26.

6. Benohanian A. Needle-free anesthesia: a promising technique for the treatment of palmoplantar hyperhidrosis with botulinum toxin A. Therapy (2006) 3 (5) 591-596

7. Benohanian A. Surgical pearl: use of needle-free anesthesia in the treatment of palmar hyperhidrosis with botulinum A toxin. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2005 Jun;52(6):1073-4.

8. Benohanian A. Correspondence. The place of botulinum toxin type A in the treatment of focal hyperhidrosis. Br J Dermatol 2005;153:460–461.

9. Benohanian A. L’hyperhidrose palmaire et plantaire, les cliniciens peuvent aussi la traiter! Le Clinicien 2006;21(10):73-76.

References on focal hyperhidrosis

1.  Treatment of recalcitrant plantar hyperhidrosis with type-A botulinum toxin injections and aluminum chloride in salicylic acid gel. Dermatol Online J. 2008 February; 14 (3): 5

2.  Benohanian A, Boudjikanian A, Paylan Y. Palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis: a practical management algorithm. Therapy 2007;4(3):279-283.

3.  Palmar hyperhidrosis: A condition with unsuspected psychosocial and professional repercussions. Patient Care August 2007

4.  Benohanian A. L’hyperhidrose focale : choisir l’approche thérapeutique selon son intensité Le Clinicien 2008;23(02):69-76.

5.  Benohanian A. L'hyperhidrose palmaire : Une affection aux répercussions psychosociales et professionnelles insoupçonnées. L’actualité médicale, Medactuel. vol 28 N° 8, 7 mars 2007.

6.  Benohanian A. Solish N. Hyperhidrosis: Sweating Out the Details The Canadian Journal of Continuous Medical Education 2004;16(06): 77- 81

7.  Benohanian A. L’hyperhidrose : Comment éponger le problème? Le Clinicien 2003;18(09):118-127

8.  Solish N, Benohanian A, Kowalski JW; Canadian Dermatology Study Group on Health-Related Quality of Life in Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis. Prospective open-label study of botulinum toxin type A in patients with axillary hyperhidrosis: effects on functional impairment and quality of life. Dermatol Surg. 2005 Apr;31(4):405-13.

9. Benohanian. Correspondence. The place of botulinum toxin type A in the treatment of focal hyperhidrosis. Br J Dermatol. 2005;153:2, 460-461.

10. Benohanian A., Dansereau A., Bolduc C., Bloom E.: Localized hyperhidrosis treated with aluminum chloride in a salicylic acid gel base. Int J Dermatol. 1998;37:701-703.

11. Benohanian A. Antiperspirants and Deodorants. Clin Dermatol. 2001;19:398-405.


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