A 52 year-old female with a history of poorly controlled type IIdiabetes and a recent admission of right-sided pre-septal orbitalcellulitis presented with a facial rash and severe ear and eye painfor three days. The patient noted sudden right-sided vision lossand associated right-sided face, ear and eye pain three days prior toadmission. The pain was a 9/10 and was worsening since its onset.Upon questioning she also noted decreased taste sensation. Shedenied tinnitus, vertigo, hearing loss, nausea, vomiting, or fevers.
Soin, MSIII, Ketki; Struble, MD, Eric; and Jackson, MD, Whitney
"A 52-year-old Female with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome,"
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