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Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II

Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II: Introduction

Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II: Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II, also known as herpes zoster oticus, is a common complication of shingles. Shingles is an infection caused by the ... more about Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II.

Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II: A condition caused by a reactivation of the herpes simplex virus and resulting in facial paralysis, ear pain and skin blistering. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II is available below.

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II: Deaths

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II: Complications

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Causes of Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II

Prognosis for Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II: The prognosis is generally good though the outcome may vary. Some patients may be left with permanent facial paralysis or hearing loss to varying degrees. Many patients make a full recovery though neurological symptoms may persist for many months.

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II, also known as herpes zoster oticus, is a common complication of shingles. Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles occurs in people who have had chickenpox and represents a reactivation of the dormant varicella-zoster virus. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type II Information Page: NINDS)

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II, or a subtype of Ramsay Hunt syndrome Type II, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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