BMJ Case Rep 2017 Jul 13;2017. Epub 2017 Jul 13.
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster oticus) is a rare complication of latent Varicella Zoster virus infection. It can be complicated by permanent hearing loss, loss of taste and postherpetic neuralgia. Although Ramsay Hunt syndrome most prominently involves the facial nerve, a number of other cranial nerves can be involved such as the vestibulocochlear, glossopharyngeal and the vagus nerve. Read More