Ramsay Hunt syndrome


Ramsay Hunt syndrome
a form of herpes zoster affecting the facial nerve, associated with facial paralysis and loss of taste. It also produces pain in the ear and other parts supplied by the nerve.
J. R. Hunt (1872-1937), US neurologist

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  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome — 1. herpes zoster involving the facial and vestibulocochlear nerves, often associated with transitory ipsilateral facial paralysis and herpetic vesicles of the external ear or tympanic membrane; there may or may not be tinnitus, vertigo, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑syndrome …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome — a form of herpes zoster affecting the facial nerve, associated with facial paralysis and loss of taste. It also produces pain in the ear and other parts supplied by the nerve. [R. Hunt (1872–1937), US neurologist] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome type I — For other uses, see Ramsay Hunt syndrome. Ramsay Hunt syndrome type I Classification and external resources ICD 10 G11.1 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome type II — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS) type 1 ICD10 = ICD10|B|02|2|b|00 ICD9 = ICD9|053.11 ICDO = Caption = Geniculate ganglion is #4 OMIM = OMIM mult = MedlinePlus = 001647 eMedicineSubj = neuro eMedicineTopic = 420 DiseasesDB …   Wikipedia

  • Синдром Рамсея Ханта (Ramsay Hunt Syndrome) — разновидность опоясывающего герпеса, поражающего лицевой нерв и со провождающегося параличом лицевого нерва и потерей вкусовых ощущений. Иногда у больных отмечаются боли в ухе и других участках лица, которые иннервируются данным нервом,… …   Медицинские термины

  • Ramsay Hunt syndromes — At least three separate neurological syndromes carry the name of Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS), their only connection being that they were all first described by James Ramsay Hunt (1872 1937): * Ramsay Hunt syndrome type I * Ramsay Hunt syndrome… …   Wikipedia

  • Hunt syndrome — Ramsay Hunt s …   Medical dictionary

  • Ramsay Hunt paralysis syndrome — Ram·say Hunt paralysis, syndrome (ramґze huntґ) [James Ramsay Hunt, American neurologist, 1872–1937] see dyssynergia cerebellaris progressiva; see juvenile paralysis agitans (of Hunt), under paralysis; and see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Ramsey Hunt syndrome — A herpes virus infection of the geniculate nerve ganglion, the Ramsey Hunt syndrome causes paralysis of the facial muscles on the same side of the face as the infection. It is usually associated with a rash (vesicles or tiny water filled bumps in …   Medical dictionary