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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To the Editor: Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection can lead to zoster or cranial nerve palsy such as Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS), or complications of central nervous system (CNS) such as myelitis, cerebellitis, encephalitis, and stroke syndrome.
1) An estimated 5 out of every 100,000 people develop Ramsay Hunt syndrome each year in the United States; men and women are equally affected.
encephalomyelitis, and 1 case of Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
One case of facial nerve involvement with Ramsay hunt syndrome was present.
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.
The 25-year-old sharpshooter was laid low for three months with what is termed Ramsay Hunt Syndrome - a mixture of Bell's Palsy and neuralgia.
To the Editor: We would like to present Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS) as a complication of H7N9 influenza virus infection.