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Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (Geniculate Neuralgia) 

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (Geniculate Neuralgia)
Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (Geniculate Neuralgia)

Tabitha A. Washington

, Khalilah Brown

, and Gilbert Fanciullo

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date: 27 July 2021

Ramsay- Hunt Syndrome is a rare entity that was first described in the early 1907 by James Ramsay Hunt. There are three Ramsay-Hunt Syndromes that vary dramatically from one another with the only similarity being that they were described by the same person. In this article, we will discuss Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type II, commonly known as herpes zoster oticus and is accompanied by a peripheral facial palsy. It is the second most common cause of atraumatic peripheral facial nerve palsy.

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