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Herpes Zoster Oticus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Herpes Zoster Oticus
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.466.930.750.733
C07.465.299.750
C09.218.513
C10.292.319.750
Unique ID
D016697
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016697
Annotation
do not confuse entry term RAMSAY HUNT SYNDROME with RAMSAY HUNT PARALYSIS SYNDROME see PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS or RAMSAY HUNT CEREBELLAR SYNDROME see MYOCLONIC CEREBELLAR DYSSYNERGlA
Scope Note
A syndrome characterized by facial palsy in association with a herpetic eruption of the external auditory meatus. This may occasionally be associated with tinnitus, vertigo, deafness, severe otalgia, and inflammation of the pinna. The condition is caused by reactivation of a latent HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN infection which causes inflammation of the facial and vestibular nerves, and may occasionally involve additional cranial nerves. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p757)
Entry Term(s)
Auricular Syndrome of Ramsay Hunt
Geniculate Herpes Zoster
Herpes Zoster Auricularis
Herpes Zoster Cephalicus
Herpetic Geniculate Ganglionitis
Neuralgia, Geniculate
Ramsay Hunt Auricular Syndrome
Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Facial Paralysis (1966-1991)
Herpes Zoster (1966-1991)
See Also
Facial Paralysis
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/07/03
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Herpes Zoster Oticus Preferred
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