Osseous sarcoidosis presenting as a destructive petrous apex lesion.

Abstract

We report a case of sarcoidosis presenting as a destructive petrous apex lesion of the temporal bone. Sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown etiology, featuring granulomatous inflammation in a number of organs and tissues. Osseous involvement of the temporal bone by sarcoidosis is uncommon and rarely encountered clinically. When osseous tissue is involved, it… (More)

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