EURORAD ESR

Case 1201

Tuberculosis of the temporal bone with temporomandibular joint involvement

Author(s)
F. Garcia-Arias, B. Mengual, R. Blanco
 
Patient
male, 70 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Tuberculoid granulation tissue

    Histological section of tuberculoid granulation tissue with central necrosis surrounded by epitheloid and Langhans' giant cells (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Tuberculoid granulation tissue;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT of the middle ear

    This non-contrast-enhanced CT image shows destruction of the middle ear structures (long arrows), erosion of the lateral wall of the mastoid (short arrows), with an associated retroauricular soft-tissue mass...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the middle ear;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT of the temporomandibular joint

    CT with bone window shows destruction of the glenoid fossa of the temporomandibular joint (arrowheads). IAC: Internal Auditory Canal.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT of the temporomandibular joint;
     
     
Histological section of tuberculoid granulation tissue with central necrosis surrounded by epitheloid and Langhans' giant cells (arrow).
 
This non-contrast-enhanced CT image shows destruction of the middle ear structures (long arrows), erosion of the lateral wall of the mastoid (short arrows), with an associated retroauricular soft-tissue mass (arrowheads). IAC: Internal Auditory Canal.
 
CT with bone window shows destruction of the glenoid fossa of the temporomandibular joint (arrowheads). IAC: Internal Auditory Canal.
 
 
 
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