Ramsay Hunt syndrome

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Noun1.Ramsay Hunt syndrome - syndrome resulting from infection by the herpes varicella zoster virus; characterized by vertigo and pain in the ears and facial nerve paralysis and sometimes hearing loss
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster oticus) is the infection of geniculate ganglia by varicella zoster.
Although magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with gadolinium contrast usually shows enhancement of the cochleovestibular complex, the facial nerve, and the geniculate ganglion in Ramsay Hunt syndrome type I (RHS), also known as herpes zoster oticus, the authors did not refer to other, less common MRI findings.
The Heather Farr Award, named for the LPGA player who died in 1994, goes to the player who overcame obstacles and went this year to Martha Nause, who fought back from Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a stress-related virus that damaged her sense of balance.