A case report of sore throat due to herpes zoster of the ninth cranial nerve

Ioannis Bardanis
Introduction – Objective: Herpes zoster of the ninth cranial nerve (glossopharyngeal) is usually described in the course of Ramsay hunt syndrome, or in case of multiple cranial nerve palsies. This paper aims at reporting a case of herpes zoster of merely and exclusively the ninth cranial nerve. Case report: We report of a 69-year old immunocompetent male, who visited the outpatient ward of the ENT Department of the General Hospital of Ikaria almost two years...