Asthma Allergy Immunology

Asthma Allergy Immunology

2019, Vol 17, Num, 3     (Pages: 166-168)

Coexistence of Frey Syndrome and Cutaneous Mastocytoma

Melike KAHVECI 1, Özge SOYER 1, Betül BÜYÜKTIRYAKI 1, Bülent Enis ŞEKEREL 1,

1 Department of Pediatric Allergy, Hacettepe University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

DOI: 10.21911/aai.443
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Auriculotemporal or Frey syndrome in children is rare and often misdiagnosed as food allergy. Here, we report a case of Frey syndrome and coincidental cutaneous mastocytoma in a 6-month-old boy. In view of the benign nature of this syndrome, no therapy is recommended. This rare disease should be kept in mind in order to prevent unnecessary diagnostic tests and elimination diets.

Keywords : Food allergy, Frey syndrome, Mastocytoma