From the case: Petrous apicitis

MRI
T1 C+ fat sat
Modality: MRI (T1 C+ fat sat)

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

Used in the following articles:

  • Gradenigo syndrome - “ Gradenigo syndrome consists of the triad of: petrous apicitis abducens nerve palsy, secondary to involvement of the nerve as it passes through D...”
  • Petrous apicitis - “ Petrous apicitis, also known as apical petrositis, is infection with involvement of bone at the very apex of the petrous temporal bone. Epidemiol...”

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