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«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_73»
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Therapeutic approach to
Gradenigo's syndrome: a case report
Traditional management of
Gradenigo's syndrome requires aggressive and radical surgery without any
attempt to preserve hearing. Recent reports, however, describe a successful
outcome after conservative surgical intervention without labyrinthectomy. A
similar outcome has also been reported in patients who were only prescribed
with antibiotics and did not undergo myringotomy.
We report the case of a
24-year-old Caucasian Greek woman with Gradenigo's syndrome who was treated by
draining her petrous apex via an infralabyrithine approach between her
posterior semicircular canal and the jugular bulb. Her inner ear was not
sacrificed during the procedure. She presented pre-operatively with ipsilateral
conductive hearing loss, which recovered completely four weeks after the
Patients with Gradenigo's syndrome
may be successfully treated with a combination of long-term permanent drainage
and ventilation of the apical cells with corresponding hearing preservation.
This can be achieved via a combination of transmastoid, infralabyrinthine and
suprajugular approaches, if such would be allowed by the anatomy of the region
or if there is enough space between the posterior semicircular canal and the
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