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Is the cause of ramsay hunt syndrome known?
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In brief: Herpes Infection
Ramsy-hunt syndrome is attributed to a herpes infection of the geniculate ganglion.
It consists of facial palsy in combination with a herpetic eruption in in the external ear canal. Symptoms may include tinnitus (ringing in the ear), vertigo, deafness plus the facial weakness.

In brief: Herpes Infection
Ramsy-hunt syndrome is attributed to a herpes infection of the geniculate ganglion.
It consists of facial palsy in combination with a herpetic eruption in in the external ear canal. Symptoms may include tinnitus (ringing in the ear), vertigo, deafness plus the facial weakness.
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
It is caused by the chicken pox virus.

In brief: Yes
It is caused by the chicken pox virus.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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