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sympathectomy, sympathicectomy

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(sim″pă-thek′tŏ-mē)

(sim-path″ĭ-sek′tŏ-mē)

[sympath(etic nervous system) + -ectomy]
Excision of a portion of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system, used, e.g., to treat hyperhydrosis (refractory sweating of the palms or feet) or Raynaud's phenomenon. It may include a nerve, plexus, ganglion, or a series of ganglia of the sympathetic trunk.
SYN: SEE: sympathicectomy

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Sympathectomy, Sympathicectomy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758546/3/sympathectomy_sympathicectomy.
Sympathectomy, sympathicectomy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758546/3/sympathectomy_sympathicectomy. Accessed August 18, 2019.
Sympathectomy, sympathicectomy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758546/3/sympathectomy_sympathicectomy
Sympathectomy, Sympathicectomy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758546/3/sympathectomy_sympathicectomy.
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