Frey syndrome. Definition

Medical Definition: Frey syndrome

Auriculotemporal syndrome. Hyperhidrosis and flushing of the face, upper lip, perioral region, the preauricular or breast chewing sour foods, spicy chocolate. The flushing is more common in women and men excessive sweating. Probably due to the anastomosis between the facial and trigeminal nerve by Jacobson. It can be caused by an infection of the parotid gland or by surgery itself usually resection (parotidectomy). It is through this nerve section.

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