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What are the other names of ramsay hunt syndrome?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
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In brief: Herpez zoster

When the herpez zoster virus affects the geniculate ganglion of the facial nerve, this name is used one sometimes sees the blisters caused by the virus in the external ear.
Unilateral facial paralysis is the usual symptom.

In brief: Herpez zoster

When the herpez zoster virus affects the geniculate ganglion of the facial nerve, this name is used one sometimes sees the blisters caused by the virus in the external ear.
Unilateral facial paralysis is the usual symptom.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Otitic neuritis

Herpes zoster likes to live in the trigeminal ganglion.
It can get activated and burst out as blisters in the ear canal and cause facial paralysis, hearing loss, vertigo, numbness of face , tongue, and mouth. This is a form of inflammation of the nerves of the ear or otitic neuritis. It was described by ramsay hunt and bears his name.

In brief: Otitic neuritis

Herpes zoster likes to live in the trigeminal ganglion.
It can get activated and burst out as blisters in the ear canal and cause facial paralysis, hearing loss, vertigo, numbness of face , tongue, and mouth. This is a form of inflammation of the nerves of the ear or otitic neuritis. It was described by ramsay hunt and bears his name.
Dr. William Goldie
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