Introduction: Herpes zoster oticus


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Herpes zoster oticus: Facial and auditory effects of herpes zoster

Herpes zoster oticus: Ramsay Hunt syndrome type I, also known as herpes zoster oticus, is a common complication of shingles. Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles occurs in people who have had chickenpox and represents a reactivation of the dormant varicella-zoster virus. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type I Information Page: NINDS

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