petrositis

petrositis

 [pet″ro-si´tis]
inflammation of the pars petrosa or petrous portion of the temporal bone.

pet·ro·si·tis

(pet'rō-sī'tis),
An inflammation involving the petrous portion of the temporal bone and its air cells.
Synonym(s): petrousitis

petrositis

/pet·ro·si·tis/ (pet″ro-si´tis) inflammation of the petrous portion of the temporal bone.

pet·ro·si·tis

(pet'rō-sī'tis)
An inflammation involving the petrous portion of the temporal bone and its air cells.

petrositis

inflammation of the pars petrosa or petrous portion of the temporal bone.
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Petrositis is an uncommon complication of otitis media.
Cavernous sinus appear normal, suggestive of left mastoiditis and petrositis with soft tissue extending to left Meckel's cave.
However, they belong to the PPS roof and, if present, they are potential sources of infection: the petrous apicitis or petrositis.
We report a case of petrositis presenting as the Gradenigo's syndrome secondary to acute otitis media which was treated successfully by ventilation tube insertion followed by anti-microbial therapy.
Herein I describe a patient with petrositis (or mastoiditis) but with no frequently presenting MRI features of RHS.
CONCLUSION: CSOM is a common cause of auditory complications & sequelae like petrositis, facial palsy, labyrinthitis, and osseous changes resulting in hearing loss, cholesteatoma, tympanosclerosis & intra-cranial complications.
Extracranial complications of acute otomastoiditis include mastoiditis with bone destruction, subperiosteal abscess, petrositis, facial nerve paralysis, and labyrinthitis; intracranial complications include meningitis, perisinus abscess, brain abscess, subdural abscess, extradural abscess, lateral sinus thrombosis or thrombophlebitis, and otitic hydrocephalus.
HRCT temporal bone showed signs of mastoiditis with petrositis (figure 5).
We evaluated a 57-year-old woman who developed symptoms consistent with apical petrositis on the right.
5) Labyrinthitis and petrositis have also been reported in association with the mastoid disease.
Effusions can be mistaken for a cholesterol granuloma and petrositis, and asymmetric fatty marrow can be mistaken for a cholesteatoma.