Frey's Syndrome

Condition 101

What is the definition of Frey's Syndrome?

Frey's syndrome is a rare, neurological disorder that causes a person to sweat excessively while eating. It most often occurs as a complication of surgery involving the parotid gland (a major salivary gland located below the ear). It may also occur following neck dissection, facelift procedures, or ...

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What are the alternative names for Frey's Syndrome?

  • Hyperhidrosis gustatory
  • Gustatory sweating
  • Auriculotemporal nerve syndrome
  • Frey syndrome

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