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hunt's syndrome

hunt's syndrome in Medicine

Hunt's syndrome n.

  1. A tremor beginning in one extremity and gradually increasing in intensity until it involves other parts of the body. Also called dyssynergia cerebellaris progressiva.

  2. Facial paralysis, otalgia, and herpes zoster resulting from viral infection of the seventh cranial nerve and geniculate ganglion.

  3. A form of juvenile paralysis associated with primary atrophy of the pallidal system.

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