International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2021, Vol. 7 Issue 4, Part A
Post herpetic neuralgia with subsequent symptoms of Ramsay hunt syndrome type 2: A case report
AUTHOR(S): Ngurang Anam, Dr. Gopa Kumar R Nair, Niharika Kumari and Binish Khan
ABSTRACT:Ramsay hunt syndrome is a serious neurological condition caused by reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus at the geniculate ganglion. It is distinguished by a triad of facial palsy, vesicular eruption in the ear, and otolgia. Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type II additionally known as herpes zoster oticus. It's a presentation of lower motor nerve fiber lesion of seventh cranial nerve, deafness, vertigo, pain, vesicles on the face, ear and altered taste perception, vesicles on ear could be a typical pathognomonic feature. Immediate treatment is crucial to avoid permanent complications.
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Ngurang Anam, Dr. Gopa Kumar R Nair, Niharika Kumari, Binish Khan. Post herpetic neuralgia with subsequent symptoms of Ramsay hunt syndrome type 2: A case report. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2021;7(4):25-26. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2021.v7.i4a.1348