Magnetic resonance imaging in acute mastoiditis

  title={Magnetic resonance imaging in acute mastoiditis},
  author={Ivan Platzek and Hagen H. Kitzler and V Gudziol and Michael Laniado and Gabriele Hahn},
  booktitle={Acta radiologica short reports},
BACKGROUND In cases of suspected mastoiditis, imaging is used to evaluate the extent of mastoid destruction and possible complications. The role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in mastoiditis has not been systematically evaluated. PURPOSE To assess the diagnostic performance of MRI in patients with suspected acute mastoiditis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-three patients with suspected acute mastoiditis were included in this retrospective study (15 boys, 8 girls; mean age, 2 years 11… CONTINUE READING
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