Ramsay Hunt Syndrome


Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, Ramsey Hunt Syndrome, Herpes Zoster Oticus

  • See Also
  • Background
  1. Named after discovering physician Dr. Ramsay Hunt
  2. Often incorrectly spelled "Ramsey"
  • Symptoms
  1. Rapid onset with facial pain
  2. Tinnitus and Vertigo may occur if Cranial Nerve 8 is involved
  • Signs
  1. Unilateral herpetic rash of pinna
  2. Hearing Loss
  3. Peripheral Facial Nerve Paralysis (Bells Palsy)
  • Management (Similar to Bells Palsy)