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Question: Odd neuroligical symptom


 Oldguv - Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:59 am

16 years old, female. Not taking any current medication.

She gets a line down the exact middle of her body, its only noticable when she does sport or gets too hot,its something to do with the nervous system, she is waiting to see a neuroligist, but of course her very worried till she does.
(one half of the body gets red and sweats and the other stays white)
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sat Mar 31, 2007 9:15 pm

User avatar It sounds as if your friend has a condition known as Harlequin syndrome. It can be caused by several different things but often no specific cause is found. Other than cosmetic appearance, it is typically harmless.

Treatment varies depending on the cause. The neurologist will be able to help her determine the best treatment for her.

Best wishes.

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