Disease Information for Herpes Zoster, auricular

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blebs/vesicles/skin
Local Skin Tenderness or Pain
Multiple pox/pustule lesions
Painful/tender rash
Vesicobullous rashes
Vesicular rash
Jaw Pain
Dizziness/Dizzy
Facial Nerve Palsy/Facial Paralysis
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Hyperesthesia
Neuralgia Headache Syndrome
Neuropathic Epicritic Pain
Vertigo
Malaise
Acute Hearing Loss
Ear pain/otalgia normal drum
Earache
Lesions on pinna/ear
Post-auricular pain/tenderness
Referred ear Pain Otalgia
Sudden deafness
Vesicles Anterior Pinna/Face
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/AIDS established population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Serum specific antibodies increased
Varicella-Zoster antibody levels (labs)
Microlab/Tzanck test/abnormal
Microlab/Tzanck test/Multinucleated giant cells
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
MRI/Head Brain Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Bells palsy/Facial nerve paralysis
Cutaneous Infection
Facial nerve palsy/secondary
Herpes Zoster, geniculate ganglion
Painful neuropathy
Post-herpetic neuralgia
Facial Paralysis
Deafness Acquired
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Virus (category)
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Peripheral Vertigo
Pathophysiology/Unilateral effects
Synonyms
Synonym
(Geniculate herpes zoster) or (Ramsey Hunt syndrome), Auricular Syndrome of Ramsay Hunt, facialis vera neuralgia, Ganglionitis Herpetic Geniculate, Geniculate Ganglionitides Herpetic, Geniculate Ganglionitis Herpetic, Geniculate Herpes Zoster, Geniculate herpes zoster infec, Geniculate herpes zoster infection, Geniculate Neuralgia, Geniculate Neuralgias, Geniculate otalgia, Herpes Zoster Auricularis, Herpes zoster auricularis (disorder), Herpes zoster cephalicus, Herpes Zoster Geniculate, Herpes zoster oticus, Herpetic Geniculate Ganglionitides, Herpetic Geniculate Ganglionitis, Hunt's neuralgia, HZO Herpes zoster oticus, Neuralgia facialis vera, Neuralgia Geniculate, Neuralgias Geniculate, Postherp geniculate ganglion, Postherpetic geniculate ganglionitis, Ramsay Hunt Auricular Syndrome, Ramsay Hunt synd auricular, Ramsay Hunt syndrome auricular, Ramsay Hunt syndrome 1, Ramsay Hunt's syndrome (1), Ramsey Hunt syndrome, Ramsey Hunt syndrome, Synonym/Facial Herpes Zoster, Synonym/Geniculate Herpes Zoster, Synonym/Ramsay Hunt syndrome, Synonym/Seventh Nerve Herpes Zoster
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Acyclovir (Zovirax)
RX/Analgesics
RX/Antiviral medication
RX/Prednisone (Deltasone)
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Bony canall decompression
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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