What are complications of herpes zoster oticus (Ramsay Hunt syndrome)?

Updated: Jan 25, 2019
  • Author: Camila K Janniger, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Complications of herpes zoster oticus (Ramsay Hunt syndrome)—that is, zoster involving CN V, CN IX, and CN X)—may include peripheral facial nerve weakness and deafness. This condition may also produce an acute jugular foramen syndrome. [58]


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