From the case: Petrous apicitis

CT
Axial bone window
Modality: CT (bone window)

- “ Features are consistent with infection of the petrous apex (petrous apicitis) resulting in Gradenigo syndrome. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Petrous apicitis - “ Petrous apicitis, also known as apical petrositis, is infection with involvement of bone at the very apex (petrous apex) of the petrous temporal b...”
  • Petrous apex lesions (differential) - “ There is a wide differential diagnosis of petrous apex lesions: asymmetrical marrow / asymmetrical pneumatization non-expansile fat signal inte...”

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