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Disease Herpes Zoster Oticus

Name Herpes Zoster Oticus
Synonyms Auricular Syndrome of Ramsay Hunt | Ganglionitis, Herpetic Geniculate | Geniculate Ganglionitides, Herpetic | Geniculate Ganglionitis, Herpetic | Geniculate Herpes Zoster | Geniculate Neuralgia | Geniculate Neuralgias | Herpes Zoster Auricularis | Herpes Zoster Cephalicus | Herpes Zoster, Geniculate | Herpetic Geniculate Ganglionitides | Herpetic Geniculate Ganglionitis | Neuralgia, Geniculate | Neuralgias, Geniculate | Ramsay Hunt Auricular Syndrome | Ramsay Hunt Syndrome | Syndrome, Ramsay Hunt
Definition A syndrome characterized by facial palsy in association with a herpetic eruption of the external auditory meatus. This may occasionally be associated with tinnitus, vertigo, deafness, severe otalgia, and inflammation of the pinna. The condition is caused by reactivation of a latent HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN infection which causes inflammation of the facial and vestibular nerves, and may occasionally involve additional cranial nerves. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p757)
Categories Ear-nose-throat disease | Mouth disease | Nervous system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D016697
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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references DNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Herpesviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Herpes Zoster Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Herpes Zoster Oticus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Facial Nerve Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Herpes Zoster Oticus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesOtorhinolaryngologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ear Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Herpes Zoster Oticus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cranial Nerve Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Facial Nerve Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Herpes Zoster Oticus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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