Treatment of Buttock Hyperhidrosis with a Microwave Device: A Case Report

Won Oak Kim *

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Severe buttock hyperhidrosis remains very distressing postoperative complication is characterized by excessive and uncontrollable sweating of the buttock after sympathectomy. Although various measures have been implemented to treat nasty troubling sweat, no clear results have been obtained to date. This case report describes the use of a microwave device to treat severe buttock hyperhidrosis. This system is Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved and proven to be safe and effective for long-term treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis. It has also been shown to be equally effective in the treatment of severe buttock hyperhidrosis. Microwave device showed high patient satisfaction and appropriate treatment outcomes in the present patient.

Keywords: Hyperhidrosis, microwave, compensatory, sweat, buttock

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Kim , W. O. (2023). Treatment of Buttock Hyperhidrosis with a Microwave Device: A Case Report. Asian Journal of Research in Dermatological Science, 6(1), 33–36. Retrieved from


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