Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Pop star Justin Bieber has revealed that he has partial facial paralysis caused by a condition known as the Ramsay Hunt Syndrome.

Ramsay Hunt syndrome, also known as herpes zoster oticus, is a late complication of varicella-zoster virus infection

Ramsay Hunt syndrome include paralysis (palsy) of the facial nerve and a rash affecting the ear

According to the US based National Organization for Rare Diseases, Ramsay Hunt syndrome is caused by the varicella-zoster virus

Only about five to 10 out of every 100,000 people will develop Ramsay Hunt syndrome each yea

Treatment for Ramsay Hunt typically involves taking anti-viral medication

As you can see, this eye is not blinking. I can’t smile on this side of my face