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:

  • Endolymphatic sac tumor - “ Endolymphatic sac tumors (ELSTs) are very rare, locally invasive tumors of endolymphatic sac. Early detection of these tumors is critical, because...”
  • 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...”

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