What are prognostic factors for poor recovery in Ramsay Hunt syndrome?

Updated: Jul 16, 2018
  • Author: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Poor prognostic factors for good functional recovery include the following:

  • Age older than 50 years

  • Complete facial paralysis

  • Lack of CN VII nerve excitability


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