Hunt syndrome

Hunt syndrome (J. R. Hunt; synonym syndrome cranked site) - a syndrome caused by inflammation cranked site. Subject to permanent or paroxysmal pain in the ear, often spreads to the face, head and neck, and a rash that either limited external auditory passage and the ear, or captures and the eardrum, face, scalp, the front part of the tongue, palate, tonsils. Often joins neuritis of the facial nerve. Some patients complain of dizziness; in the study in these cases is often detected horizontal nystagmus.
In the basis of the disease is, apparently, a viral infection. See the cases of varying severity. During the often protracted, usually ends with the recovery. To combat the pain injected novocaine that brings only temporary relief. With the failure of conservative measures resort to transection intermediate nerve.