Sethuraman Gomathy

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Auriculotemporal nerve syndrome / Frey syndrome/Gustatory sweating

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Frey syndrome is characterized by unilateral flushing and sweating of the facial skin innervated by the auriculotemporal nerve (neck, parotid region, and frontotemporal scalp), which occurs in response to gustatory or olfactory stimuli. Bilateral involvement has been reported. It is more common in adults. What to be alert for…

Tuberculosis, Cutaneous

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Cutaneous tuberculosis manifests in several forms. Primary cutaneous tuberculosis occurs in previously unsensitized individuals, and secondary tuberculosis occurs in individuals who are previously sensitized or infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The forms of cutaneous tuberculosis are summarized in Table I. Continue Reading Table I. Primary Tuberculosis Tuberculous chancre Miliary tuberculosis…

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