Hematohidrosis of the mid-face and hands treated with oral oxybutynin

Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 May 26. doi: 10.1111/pde.14621. Online ahead of print.


Hematohidrosis is a rare condition characterized by blood in the sweat. We report a case of hematohidrosis of the mid-face and hands in a 13-year-old girl who was treated successfully with oral oxybutynin and discuss the therapeutic rationale.

Keywords: anxiety; hematohidrosis; oxybutynin; psychosomatic disorders; stress; sweat glands.