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Tratamiento de la hiperhidrosis secundaria a síndrome de Frey con toxina botulínica. A propósito de un caso

E. Candau Pérez, M.j. Antón Andrés, A. Andrés Toribio, D. Pinilla García

Publication date: July–September 2018

Source: Rehabilitación, Volume 52, Issue 3

Author(s): E. Candau Pérez, M.J. Antón Andrés, A. Andrés Toribio, D. Pinilla García


El síndrome aurículo-temporal o síndrome de Frey, es una entidad caracterizada por sudoración y enrojecimiento de la piel del territorio inervado por el nervio aurículo-temporal en relación con la masticación. Se presenta el caso de un paciente diagnosticado de hiperhidrosis hemifacial secundaria a síndrome de Frey, remitido desde otorrinolaringología a consulta de rehabilitación para valoración de tratamiento. Se decide tratamiento con toxina botulínica tipo A, con buena respuesta. Se hace una breve revisión del tratamiento con toxina botulínica en el síndrome de Frey, resaltando su efectividad y facilidad de aplicación.


Auriculotemporal syndrome, or Frey syndrome, is characterised by sweating and redness of the skin in the area innervated by the auriculotemporal nerve during chewing. We report the case of a patient diagnosed with hemifacial hyperhidrosis secondary to Frey syndrome who was referred by the otorhinolaryngology service to the rehabilitation service for treatment assessment. The patient was treated with botulinum toxin with good response. We provide a brief review of botulinum toxin treatment in Frey syndrome, highlighting its effectiveness and ease of application.

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