gustatory sweating


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gustatory sweating

Sweating and flushing over the distribution of the auriculotemporal nerve in response to chewing.
See also: sweating

gustatory sweating

sweating (upper one-third of body) provoked by eating; characteristic of diabetic autonomic neuropathy

au·ric·u·lo·tem·po·ral nerve syn·drome

(aw-rikyū-lō-tempŏr-ăl nĕrv sindrōm)
Facial flushing and sweating resulting from eating spicy or acidic foods, due to damage of the parasympathetic fibers in the auriculotemporal nerve.
Synonym(s): Frey syndrome, gustatory sweating.
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Treatment of diabetic gustatory sweating has drawn on experience from surgical cases of Frey's syndrome.
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Shaw JE, Parker R, Hollis S, et al: Gustatory sweating in diabetes mellitus.
Shaw JE, Abbott GA, Tindle K, et al: A randomized, controlled trial of topical glycopyrrolate, the first specific treatment for diabetic gustatory sweating.
Gustatory Sweating Syndrome: Salivary Glands and the Facial Nerve.