Bilatral auriculotemporal syndrome in childhood

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 1995 Apr;32(1):83-6. doi: 10.1016/0165-5876(94)01903-b.


A case of bilateral Auriculotemporal or Frey's syndrome in childhood is unique in the World literature. The clinical presentation and management is discussed. A conservative approach is advocated but other therapeutic options are considered. The literature is reviewed, only 17 cases all unilateral are known, and from the study the probable aetiology and long term follow-up is reported.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Obstetrical Forceps / adverse effects
  • Sweating, Gustatory* / etiology
  • Sweating, Gustatory* / physiopathology
  • Sweating, Gustatory* / therapy