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Facial nerve and its disorders

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Ramsay hunt syndrome is caused by: [PGI Dee. 10]



A H. simplex

B H. Zoster

C Influenza

D Adenovirus

Ans. B H. zoster

Ramsay Hunt syndrome / Herpes zoster oticus is a lower motor neuron type of facial palsy due to varicella zoster (herpes zoster). It is characterised by vesicles around the external canal, pinna and soft palate, SNHL and vertigo due to involvements ofVlllth nerve along with facial nerve palsy.

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