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What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I?

What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I?

  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: A rare condition involving progressive neurological degeneration. It tends to start in adulthood and progresses over a number of years before ultimately ending in death.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: Introduction

Types of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I:

Broader types of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I:

How serious is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I?

Prognosis of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: The prognosis is poor. The condition tends to progress over a period of roughly ten years before death occurs.
Complications of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: see complications of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I
Prognosis of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: The progression of the disorder is usually 10 years or longer. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type I Information Page: NINDS)

What causes Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I?

Causes of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: see causes of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I

What are the symptoms of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I?

Symptoms of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: see symptoms of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I

Complications of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: see complications of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I

Onset of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: Usually in early adulthood

Can anyone else get Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I?

More information: see contagiousness of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I
Inheritance: see inheritance of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I.
Treatments for Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: see treatments for Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I

Name and Aliases of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I

Main name of condition: Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I

Other names or spellings for Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I:

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type 1, Ramsay Hunt Syndrome I, Ramsay Hunt I Syndrome, Hunt (J.R.) I, auricular herpes zoster, geniculate neuralgia, herpes zoster oticus, geniculate herpes

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome type I: Related Conditions

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