Hunt's syndromemedical dictionary

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An intention tremor beginning in one extremity, gradually increasing in intensity, and subsequently involving other parts of the body.

Synonyms: progressive cerebellar tremor.

Facial paralysis, otalgia, and herpes zoster resulting from viral infection of the seventh cranial nerve and geniculate ganglion, a form of juvenile paralysis agitans associated with primary atrophy of the pallidal system.

Synonyms: paleostriatal syndrome, pallidal syndrome.

Synonyms: Ramsay Hunt's syndrome.

(05 Mar 2000)