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au·ric·u·lo·tem·po·ral nerve syn·drome
flushing and sweating of the face resulting from eating spicy or acidic foods, due to damage of the parasympathetic fibers in the auriculotemporal nerve.
Frey,Lucie, Polish neurologist, 1852-1932.
Frey syndrome - localized flushing and sweating of the ear and cheek in response to eating. Synonym(s): auriculotemporal nerve syndrome