Frey syndrome

What is Frey syndrome?

It is syndrome which causes sweating and flushing of the face while eating.It is caused by injury to the auriculotemporal nerve.This nerve is injured when operating on the parotid gland to remove tumors.

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Hi I am wondering if you might suggest a cause for sweating of the right jawline especially when drinking something. Hot is worse than cold or room...

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The most common complication of Parotid surgery is Gustatory sweating or Frey syndrome.
The pathogenesis of Frey syndrome is based on the...

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