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Ramsay Hunt's zone

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A delimitated skin area supplied by the ganglion geniculi of the N. Intermedius.

Description

A delimitated skin area supplied by the ganglion geniculi of the N. Intermedius. It comprises the external meatus, the eardrum, as well as parts of the ear muscle.

Bibliography

  • J. R. Hunt:
    On herpetic inflammation of the geniculate ganglion. A new syndrome and its complication.
    Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Baltimore, 1907, 34: 73-96.

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