Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 26, Issue 9, pp 684–685 | Cite as

Gradenigo's syndrome: CT and MRI findings

  • T. Murakami
  • J. Tsubaki
  • Y. Tahara
  • T. Nagashima

Abstract

We report the case of an 8-year-old girl with Gradenigo's syndrome. Involvement of the petrous portion of the left temporal bone was demonstrated by CT and an inflammatory lesion of the left petrous apex was clearly shown by MRI, which is useful in diagnosis and management of apical petrositis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Murakami
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Tsubaki
    • 2
  • Y. Tahara
    • 2
  • T. Nagashima
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric CardiologyHeart Institute of Japan, Tokyo Women's Medical CollegeSinjuku-ku, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsKushiro Red Cross HospitalKushiroJapan

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