A 33-year-old female asked:
Inflammation of petrous apex on mri/ct brain/ct temporal bone. have symptoms. doc says incidental/fluke not cause of symptoms. really? on 3 scans??
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Dr. Olav Jarenanswered
Neurology 21 years experience
Petrous bone: Sometimes incidental findings get that name because they do not correlate with symptoms. It's hard to answer your question with only part of the information. What do you think explains inflammation of the petrous bone, and what are the symptoms? Perhaps this question could be- "I have symptoms x and y, and a finding of petrous bone inflammation on MRI and CT. What treatment should I have?"
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