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Frey Syndrome

Name: Frey Syndrome
Description: An autonomic disorder characterized by excessive sweating of the forehead, upper lip, perioral region, or sternum subsequent to gustatory stimuli. The auriculotemporal syndrome features facial flushing or sweating limited to the distribution of the auriculotemporal nerve and may develop after trauma to the parotid gland, in association with PAROTID NEOPLASMS, or following their surgical removal (MeSH).
Synonym(s): Baillarger Syndrome, Von Frey Syndrome, Auriculotemporal Syndrome, Sympathetic Ocular-Ophthalmoplegia, Salivosudoriparous Syndrome, Gustatory Hyperhidrosis
Super-category: Autonomic Nervous System Disease
URL: Ann Neurol 1997 Dec;42(6):973-5
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Created5 October 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefiningCitationAnn Neurol 1997 Dec;42(6):973-5  +
DefinitionAn autonomic disorder characterized by exc An autonomic disorder characterized by excessive sweating of the forehead, upper lip, perioral region, or sternum subsequent to gustatory stimuli. The auriculotemporal syndrome features facial flushing or sweating limited to the distribution of the auriculotemporal nerve and may develop after trauma to the parotid gland, in association with PAROTID NEOPLASMS, or following their surgical removal (MeSH). r following their surgical removal (MeSH).
DefinitionSourceMeSH  +
Idbirnlex_12587  +
LabelFrey Syndrome  +
ModifiedDate30 May 2009  +
SuperCategoryAutonomic Nervous System Disease  +
SynonymBaillarger Syndrome  +, Von Frey Syndrome  +, Auriculotemporal Syndrome  +, Sympathetic Ocular-Ophthalmoplegia  +, Salivosudoriparous Syndrome  +, and Gustatory Hyperhidrosis  +