What Is A Fox Fordyce Disease?

March 22 22:00 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a blockage of the ducts of sweat gland. It is chronic in nature and there is an inflammation caused by the non bacteria. It occurs in response to the debris as well as secretions occurring in relation to cyst. It is quite similar to hidradenitis. It has a secondary bacterial infection too. It leads to the formation of pus draining sinuses. It cannot be cured by any medicines.

What are the signs and symptoms of Fox Fordyce disease?

It includes the secondary bacterial infection too. It leads to the formation of pus draining sinuses.

What are the causes of Fox Fordyce disease?

The blockage of the ducts of sweat gland.

How Fox Fordyce disease can be treated?

It can be treated with the help of a surgery. In this the skin tissue with affected skin glands is removed. One can also use the radiation therapy and antibiotics have also been very successful in this regard. In this way the inflammatory response is decreased.

There is a requirement of no treatment. One can remove the labial lesions cosmetically. One can treat the inflamed gland with the help of a topical medicine such as clindamycin. When the tissue is removed surgically there is no recurrence. It may lead to the formation of tumor in very rare cases.

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