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Harlequin syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Unilateral loss of facial flushing and sweating with contralateral anhidrosis
  • Sudden onset of unilateral flushing and sweating
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Treatment

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Is there treatment for Harlequin syndrome?

If an underlying cause of Harlequin sign is identified, treatment should be directed to that disorder. Currently there is very limited information regarding treatments to address the symptoms associated with Harlequin sign of unknown cause.[1]
Last updated: 11/7/2014

References
  1. Fallon KE, May JJ.. Harlequin syndrome in two athletes. Br J Sports Med. 2005; http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/picrender.fcgi?artid=1725016&blobtype=pdf. Accessed 11/7/2014.


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Other Names for this Disease
  • Unilateral loss of facial flushing and sweating with contralateral anhidrosis
  • Sudden onset of unilateral flushing and sweating
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.