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Gustatory Sweating (Frey's Syndrome) Summary

Description: An autonomic disorder characterized by excessive sweating of the forehead, upper lip, perioral region, or sternum subsequent to gustatory stimuli. The auriculotemporal syndrome features facial flushing or sweating limited to the distribution of the auriculotemporal nerve and may develop after trauma to the parotid gland, in association with PAROTID NEOPLASMS, or following their surgical removal. (From Ann Neurol 1997 Dec;42(6):973-5)

Also Known As: Frey's Syndrome; Syndrome, Frey's; Sweating, Gustatory; Salivosudoriparous Syndrome; von Frey Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 207 relevant articles (34 outcomes, 15 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Gustatory Sweating

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 16 outcomes 4 studies in 53 results : IBA
  2. Glycopyrrolate (Glycopyrronium Bromide) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 11 results : FDA 21 Generic
  3. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 18 results : FDA 2
  4. Starch (Cornstarch) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 37 results : IBA
  5. Iodine : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 35 results : IBA
  6. Cosmetics : 2 outcomes in 24 results : IBA
  7. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 1
  8. Fibrin : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  9. abobotulinumtoxinA : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  10. Permacol : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Gustatory Sweating

  1. Gustatory Sweating (Frey's Syndrome)
  2. Hyperhidrosis
  3. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
  4. Hidrocystoma
  5. Hidradenitis Suppurativa
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Key Therapies for Gustatory Sweating

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  1. Injections : 5 outcomes in 21 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 15 results
  3. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies) : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
  4. Intradermal Injections : 1 outcome in 6 results
  5. Kidney Transplantation : 1 outcome in 1 result
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