Baillarger Syndrome

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Definition

Baillarger syndrome is a rare neurological food-related condition which can be acquired at birth. It is also known as Frey's syndrome.

Diagnosis

The condition can be diagnosed based on the symptoms shown by the patient.

Treatment

Treatment for the condition include botox injections, surgical repositioning of the nerve fibers, and application of topical anticholinergic drugs such as scopolamine.

Symptoms and Signs

The symptoms of the illness include redness and excess sweating of the cheeks. This usually occurs when the person eats, thinks and sees certain food that causes him to crave and drool.

Causes

Baillarger syndrome is caused by a defect in the parotid gland. This can be a congenital condition, or acquired after a surgery.

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