Brainstem evoked potentials study in Ramsay-Hunt syndrome

M. Blanco, R. Plasmati, R. Michelucci, G. Rubboli, F. Salvi, C. Trocino, C. A. Tassinari

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Four patients (aged between 15 and 49 years) with Ramsay Hunt syndrome underwent a full neurophysiological study, including somatosensory and brainstem evoked potentials 1 SEPs revealed giant N33 components, as already described in the literature. Brainstem evoked potentials showed the following features: one patient had an increase of I-V interval with a normal morphology of peaks. The remaining 3 patients had an abnormal morphology of II, III and IV waves. These findings may be related to cerebellar and brainstem involvement usually found in Ramsay Hunt syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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