Medical Mystery of the Week

You are asked to see a 32-year-old man who recently underwent surgical removal of a left parotid gland tumor. Since surgery, he has noted sweating over the left parotid area following ingestion of spicy foods or lemons. What is your diagnosis and what is the pathophysiology of this disorder?.

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               Before tasting a lemon                                                      After tasting a lemon

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