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Venous Sinus Thrombosis, Temporal bone otomastoiditis, osteomyelitis, MRSA | Dx by: Imaging, CSF, and Blood cultures

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MedPix™ 58182 Image Title: Temporal bone osteomyelitis secondary to MRSA Mastoiditis
Associated Transverse and Sigmoid Sinus Thrombosis
Plane: Axial :: Modality: MR - T2 weighted || ACR Codes: 1.2
MRI brain reveals mastoid effusion of the left. There is also filling defect in left transverse and sigmoid sinus.

CT temporal bone reveals mastoid fluid with bone erosion posterior cortex of left temporal bone consistent with osteomyelits.

Case Diagnosis: Venous Sinus Thrombosis, Temporal bone otomastoiditis, osteomyelitis, MRSA :: By: Imaging, CSF, and Blood cultures

Original Source: Steven J Goldstein
Submitted by: Steven J Goldstein - Click for Author Information
Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Approved By: James G. Smirniotopoulos, M.D. - Click for Editor Information
Affiliation: Uniformed Services University
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