Swelling and pain in the right ear

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

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.

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