Mrs Y.S.A., an un-booked 28 year-old nulliparous muslim trader, presented at our hospital at a gestational age of 23 weeks and five days, with a six-day history of pain on the left side of her face, ear, neck, shoulder and upper chest, and a four-day history of rashes in the painful areas, reduced hearing in the left ear and inability to close the left eye. Shingles is the popular term, in medical circles this condition is known as herpes zoster. Although it is usually a self-limited dermatomal rash with pain, herpes zoster can be far more serious; in addition, acute cases often lead to postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). If the skin… Case: N.A, 72 years old women with known diabetes mellitus, hypertension and cerebrovascular disease was admitted to the hospital with acute onset bilateral facial and lower limb weakness. All papers were reviewed and relevant manuscripts, along with their reference citations, were evaluated. Significant improvement in hearing status and facial nerve functions were seen in this patient.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome occurs when herpes zoster reactivates in the facial nerve, causing facial palsy, otalgia, the development of vesicles in a dermatomal distribution, and occasional hearing loss. In addition, we may transfer your information outside the United frontal nerve. On review of symptoms he denies chills as well as joint or muscle pains, but has been having headaches and mild photophobia one-week prior.