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[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
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/all/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/all/sympathectomy_sympathicectomy. Accessed August 26, 2019.
Sympathectomy, sympathicectomy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758546/all/sympathectomy_sympathicectomy
Sympathectomy, Sympathicectomy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758546/all/sympathectomy_sympathicectomy.
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