Neuro_CT_Head: 5 M, left ear pain and fever.
CT HEAD WITHOUT CONTRAST:
HISTORY: 5-year-old male with left ear infection and concern for abscess.
fluid within the left middle ear
mastoid air cells
external auditory canal
Fat stranding within the soft tissues overlying the left mastoid
, indicating soft tissue infection and/or inflammation.
Hypoattenuating area with a focus of gas
measures 3 cm and extends from the left temporal lobe to the left parietal lobe. Associated mass effect with effacement of the adjacent sulci and
of the left lateral ventricle. No midline shift.
Multiple reactive lymph nodes
in the left periauricular, periparotid, and upper jugulodigastric stations.
1. Left tympanomastoiditis with 3.0 x 1.7 x 2.5 cm left temporal lobe brain abscess.
(Left otomastoiditis and parenchymal abscess)
Study description: CT OUTSIDE FILMS DIGITIZED