"Herpes Zoster Oticus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A syndrome characterized by facial palsy in association with a herpetic eruption of the external auditory meatus. This may occasionally be associated with tinnitus, vertigo, deafness, severe otalgia, and inflammation of the pinna. The condition is caused by reactivation of a latent HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN infection which causes inflammation of the facial and vestibular nerves, and may occasionally involve additional cranial nerves. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p757)
|Herpes Zoster Oticus
- Herpes Zoster Oticus
- Geniculate Herpes Zoster
- Herpes Zoster, Geniculate
- Herpes Zoster Auricularis
- Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
- Syndrome, Ramsay Hunt
- Herpetic Geniculate Ganglionitis
- Ganglionitis, Herpetic Geniculate
- Geniculate Ganglionitides, Herpetic
- Geniculate Ganglionitis, Herpetic
- Herpetic Geniculate Ganglionitides
- Neuralgia, Geniculate
- Geniculate Neuralgia
- Geniculate Neuralgias
- Neuralgias, Geniculate
- Ramsay Hunt Auricular Syndrome
- Auricular Syndrome of Ramsay Hunt
- Herpes Zoster Cephalicus
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