Show Summary Details
Page of

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (Geniculate Neuralgia) 

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (Geniculate Neuralgia)
Chapter:
Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (Geniculate Neuralgia)
Author(s):

Tabitha A. Washington

, Khalilah Brown

, and Gilbert Fanciullo

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199827602.003.0014
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 23 August 2019

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.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.