Ramsay Hunt syndrome

Ramsay Hunt syndrome type 2 is the reactivation of herpes zoster in the geniculate ganglion. 

Presentation may include a lower motor neuron lesion of the facial nerve, deafness, vertigo, and pain.

A triad of ipsilateral facial paralysis, ear pain, and vesicles on the face, on the ear, or in the ear is the typical presentation.

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