herpes zoster oticus

noun

herpes zoster oti·​cus -ˈōt-i-kəs How to pronounce herpes zoster oticus (audio)
: ramsay hunt syndrome
specifically : Ramsay Hunt syndrome when ear pain and rash are clinically present

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“Herpes zoster oticus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/herpes%20zoster%20oticus. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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