Harlequin Syndrome

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Harlequin Syndrome

Harlequin syndrome was first coined by Lance and Drummond in 1988 when they described five cases of unilateral (on one side) flushing and sweating. The asymmetrical facial sweating and flushing described with this condition has been named the 'Harlequin Sign'.
 

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The terms "Harlequin Syndrome" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Harlequin syndrome as a complication of epidural anesthesia.
 

Author(s): Bryan Boling, Christopher Key, Justin Wainscott, Annette Rebel

Journal: Crit Care Nurse. 2014 Jun;34(3):57-61.

 

Harlequin syndrome is a rare neurological condition that results in unilateral facial flushing and sweating. Although the syndrome is generally a benign condition with complete resolution if appropriate treatment is initiated, unilateral facial flushing can be a sign of several serious ...

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2014

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Postexertional harlequin syndrome with spontaneous improvement.
 

Author(s): Hedley C A Emsley

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Last Updated: 3 Sep 2013

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Harlequin syndrome, a rare neurological disease.
 

Author(s): R J Zabalza Estévez, F Unanue López

Journal: Neurologia. 2015 Apr;30(3):185-7.

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2015

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The terms "Harlequin Syndrome" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Harlequin syndrome in childhood--case report.
 

Author(s): Juliano de Avelar Breunig, Mariana Hartmann, Cristiano Firpo Freire, Hiram Larangeira de Almeida

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;87(6):907-9.

 

Harlequin syndrome happens in only one side of the face. In the affected half, the face does not sweat or flush even with simulation. Arms and trunk could also be affected. This condition is induced by heat, exercise and emotional factors. The article reports a case of a nine-year-old ...

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2012

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