Ramsay Hunt syndrome

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Ramsay Hunt syndrome
Synonyms Facial nerve palsy due to herpes zoster infection

Three different neurological syndromes carry the name of Ramsay Hunt syndrome. Their only connection is that they were all first described by the famous neurologist James Ramsay Hunt (1872–1937).


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  2. ^ Ramsay Hunt, J. (1907). "On herpetic inflammations of the geniculate ganglion: a new syndrome and its complications". Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 34 (2): 73–96. doi:10.1097/00005053-190702000-00001.
  3. ^ Sweeney, C.J.; Gilden, D.H. (August 2001). "Ramsay Hunt Syndrome". Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 71 (2): 149–54. doi:10.1136/jnnp.71.2.149. PMC 1737523. PMID 11459884.
  4. ^ Pearce, J.M.S. (2007). "Some Syndromes of James Ramsay Hunt". Practical Neurology. 7 (3): 182–185. PMID 17515597. Retrieved 8 July 2016.

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