Ramsay Hunt syndrome

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syndrome resulting from infection by the herpes varicella zoster virus

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome classically presents with unilateral facial paralysis and erythematous vesicles located ipsilaterally on the ear and/or in the mouth.
Because the symptoms of Ramsay Hunt syndrome suggest a possible infection, the differential diagnosis should include herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), group A Streptococcus (GAS), and measles.
Ramsay hunt syndrome in one patient which is rarely seen, found, further explained in our previous study with Geeta and co.
Brain MRI has often demonstrated segmental enhancement of the VIIth and VIIIth cranial nerves, geniculate ganglion, and membranous labyrinth, (3) but petrosal inflammation has only been reported once in Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome associated with brain stem enhancement.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome presenting as simple otitis externa.
I'm sure many of you astute diagnosticians have already identified this as a case of Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
INTRODUCTION: Herpes zoster oticus also known as Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS) is a rare complication of herpes zoster in which reactivation of latent varicella zoster virus infection in the geniculate ganglion causes otalgia, auricular vesicles and peripheral facial paralysis.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a neurologic abnormality with two subtypes.
Clinical diagnosis of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome was made.