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J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2019 Oct-Dec;37(4):414-416. doi: 10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_285_18.

Auriculotemporal nerve syndrome (Frey's syndrome): A literature review and case report.

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Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel.

Abstract

Frey's syndrome in children is rare and often erroneously attributed to food allergy. A description of a case of Frey's syndrome in a child and a review of the literature is provided. Awareness of this condition is important for the pediatric dentist to avoid unnecessary medical procedures and provide reassurance to the dental team in the setting of this benign condition.

KEYWORDS:

Auriculotemporal nerve; erythema; gustatory sweating; unilateral or bilateral flushing

PMID:
31710019
DOI:
10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_285_18
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