SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.87 issue6Gnatophyma: a rare form of rosaceaNorwegian scabies mimicking rupioid psoriasis author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand



Related links

  • On index processCited by Google
  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO
  • On index processSimilars in Google


Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

Print version ISSN 0365-0596


BREUNIG, Juliano de Avelar; HARTMANN, Mariana; FREIRE, Cristiano Firpo  and  ALMEIDA JR, Hiram Larangeira de. Harlequin syndrome in childhood: case report. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2012, vol.87, n.6, pp. 907-909. ISSN 0365-0596.

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 female with a 3-year history of unilateral flushing and sweating after exercise; a brief literature review is included. Despite the rarity of this syndrome, dermatologists should recognize this condition and refer these patients to ophthalmological and neurological examination.

Keywords : Erythema; Hypohidrosis; Pediatrics; Syndrome.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in English     · English ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License