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Ramsay-Hunt, Bell’s Palsy, Herpes Zoster Oticus: How Do You Tell Them Apart?

This is the next chapter in a multi-part Shingles series originally prompted by an obscure link to Red Ear Syndrome.  That link lead to posts on shingles in general, shingles in the ear, and the specifically-named Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome Type 2 (RHS/2) . RHS/2 is a horribly painful condition in which the herpes zoster in the geniculate ganglion reactivates…

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http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ramsay-hunt-syndrome/home/ovc-20257238

Ramsay Hunt: A Focused Attack on the Ear, Hearing and Balance

Today’s post continues a Shingles series that started with an obscure link to Red Ear Syndrome.  That link lead to posts on shingles in general and shingles in the ear.  The latter co-mingles with the specifically-named Ramsey-Hunt syndrome, pictured horrifically above, the subject of the next several posts in this series.     RHS is a Confusing…

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