June 10, 2023


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Harlequin Syndrome: – A rare case:

Eight years ago, Sarah Burford, 34, from Gloucester, England, went to the doctor with chest pains.

When X-rays revealed a benign tumor in the chest area, the 34-year-old underwent surgery to remove it.

Soon after the operation, I noticed that something wasn’t quite right. Burford was no longer sweating on the left side of his face.

– It’s a very strange feeling when one side of the face is boiling and the other is freezing, she says in an interview with the SWNS news agency.

Shocked “everyone” – now he regrets it

I got the diagnosis

According to the 34-year-old, she was then told that the sweat glands in the upper left side of the body had become defective during the procedure. Burford was then diagnosed with a rare condition known in English as Harlequin syndrome.

People with Harlequin syndrome lack the ability to sweat and have blushing on one side of the body, especially on the face, arms, and chest. joint catalog.

The reaction usually occurs after training, when feeling hot or during intense emotional reactions.

The 29-year-old is causing a stir

The 29-year-old is causing a stir

Make me unique

Since Burford works as a personal trainer, the condition becomes very apparent in everyday life.

– I obviously sweat a lot in my work, and it’s always fun to see how clients react, she says.

At first she was embarrassed by the condition, but over the years she learned to live with it.

– I learned to hug him. She says the condition makes me unique, and she’s never wrong.

James (1) was born with a rare skin condition that made his back “like a turtle’s shell”. Video: Cameron. Correspondent: Anabelle Bruun / Dagbladet TV
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