Development of pruritic papules at the time of puberty with gradual worsening
Symptoms may improve with pregnancy.
Heat, humidity, sweating, and stress exacerbate sympt...
Nonsurgical treatment is difficult because no single treatment has been shown to be very effective.
Avoidance of excessive sweating or heat may ameliorate symptoms.
65038009 Fox-Fordyce disease
403372003 Fox-Fordyce disease of axillae
403373008 Fox-Fordyce disease of vulva (disorder)
Fox-Fordyce presents as chronic pruritic papules in areas where sweat glands are concentrated.
Seen primarily in females, ages 13-35, and symptoms may improve with pregnancy
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