Diagnosis Code L74.4
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code L74.4 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)
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- 705.0 - Anhidrosis
- Absence of sweating
- Alopecia, onychodysplasia, hypohidrosis, deafness ectodermal dysplasia
- Chronic idiopathic anhidrosis
- Ectodermal dysplasia with sweating defect
- Ectodermal dysplasia with tooth-nail-sweating defect
- Hereditary insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis
- Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy
- Hypohidrosis with neurolabyrinthitis
- Hypoplastic enamel-onycholysis-hypohidrosis syndrome
- Segmental hypohidrosis
- Tropical anhidrotic asthenia
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L74.4 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Inclusion Terms: Inclusion terms
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Information for Patients
Also called: Perspiration
Sweat is a clear, salty liquid produced by glands in your skin. Sweating is how your body cools itself. You sweat mainly under your arms and on your feet and palms. When sweat mixes with bacteria on your skin, it can cause a smell. Bathing regularly and using antiperspirants or deodorants can help control the odor.
Sweating a lot is normal when it is hot or when you exercise, are anxious, or have a fever. It also happens during menopause. If you often sweat too much, it's called hyperhidrosis. Causes include thyroid or nervous system disorders, low blood sugar, or another health problem.
Sweating too little, anhidrosis, can be life-threatening because your body can overheat. Causes of anhidrosis include dehydration, burns, and some skin and nerve disorders.
- Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
- Sweating - absent