A 2-year-old boy who was born at full term and had been delivered with the assistance of forceps presented to the otolaryngology clinic with an 18-month history of flushing on his right cheek that appeared when he ate. Flushing appeared when he ate strawberries in the clinic and was not associated with pain, pruritus, sweating, or respiratory symptoms. The findings from the remainder of the examination were normal. What is the underlying condition? A) Frey’s syndrome B) Food allergy C) Rosacea D) Autonomic epilepsy E) Carcinoid syndrome


A. Frey's Syndrome. Sweating and flushing of a patch of skin near the ear that occurs when someone is eating. Frey's syndrome is a rare complication of surgery or an injury of the salivary (parotid) gland in the cheek. It includes sweating while eating (gustatory sweating) and facial flushing. It is caused by injury to a nerve, called the auriculotemporal nerve, typically after surgical trauma to the parotid gland.

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CORRECT ANSWER IS.. A ) .. Frey's syndrome

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Ans ) A

Obviously A Frey' Syndrome.

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A.Freys syndrome

A ) is right answer


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