Volume 17, Number 3, September 2005

Frey's Syndrome after Surgery for Fracture of the Mandibular Condyle

Sayaka Inoue,1 Isao Furuta,1 Li Yao,1 Tomoyo Imamura,1 Hiroaki Tsuno,1 Shigeru Ono2

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, and 2Department of Comprehensive Oral Health Care, Division of Comprehensive Patient Care, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

This report is of a 55-year-old woman presenting with Frey's syndrome 6 months after surgical fixation of a fracture of the mandibular condyle. Treatment consisted of a fascia lata graft placed under the involved skin. No recurrence of gustatory sweating was observed.

Key words:
Fascia lata, Sweating, gustatory, Transplants

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;17:186-189.
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