II. Background

  1. Named after discovering physician Dr. Ramsay Hunt
  2. Often incorrectly spelled "Ramsey"

III. Etiology

IV. Symptoms

  1. Rapid onset with facial pain
  2. Tinnitus and Vertigo may occur if Cranial Nerve 8 is involved

V. Signs

  1. Unilateral herpetic rash of pinna
  2. Hearing Loss
  3. Peripheral Facial Nerve Paralysis (Bells Palsy)

VI. Management (Similar to Bells Palsy)

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