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Special Considerations for Children with Hyperhidrosis

  • Benjamin R. Bohaty
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    Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6655 Travis Street, Suite 980, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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  • Adelaide A. Hebert
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    Corresponding author. Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6655 Travis Street, Suite 980, Houston, TX 77030.
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    Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 6655 Travis Street, Suite 980, Houston, TX 77030, USA

    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
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