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Swelling and pain in the right ear

    Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, Munich, Germany
    Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • An 81-year-old man presented to the otorhinolaryngology department with pain and swelling of the right ear. In addition, he complained of vertigo.
    • The symptoms had been increasing in severity over the past weeks.
    • MDCT of the temporal bone was performed for further evaluation.