This site is intended for healthcare professionals

Go to /sign-in page

You can view 5 more pages before signing in

Sweat glands

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

Authoring team

Sweat glands are simple, coiled tubular glands originating in the dermis of the skin. There are two key types of gland:

  • eccrine sweat glands
  • apocrine sweat glands

Related pages

Create an account to add page annotations

Annotations allow you to add information to this page that would be handy to have on hand during a consultation. E.g. a website or number. This information will always show when you visit this page.