What is the incidence of Ramsay Hunt syndrome among patients with HIV infection?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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The incidence of Ramsay Hunt syndrome among patients with HIV infection is unknown. However, it may occur at a higher rate than in the general population because individuals with HIV infection have a higher risk of VZV infection. [2]


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