Learn About Petrositis

What is the definition of Petrositis?

Petrositis most often refers to infection of the temporal bone, the bone in the skull that surrounds the ear. This infection goes deep to the inner ear. It is sometimes associated with otitis media (a middle ear infection).

Save information for later
Sign Up
Who are the top Petrositis Local Doctors?
Distinguished
Highly rated in
14
conditions
Otolaryngology

Northwest Otolaryngology

Seattle, WA 

Alan Langman is an Otolaryngologist in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Langman has been practicing medicine for over 40 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Petrositis. He is also highly rated in 14 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Petrositis, Vertigo, Mastoiditis, and Infant Hearing Loss. He is board certified in Otolaryngology and licensed to treat patients in Washington. Dr. Langman is currently accepting new patients.

Distinguished
Highly rated in
17
conditions
Infectious Disease

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Boston, MA 

Matthew Cheng is an Infectious Disease doctor in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Cheng is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Petrositis. He is also highly rated in 17 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Malignant Otitis Externa, Sepsis, Swimmer's Ear, and Aspergillosis. He is licensed to treat patients in Massachusetts.

 
 
 
 
Learn about our expert tiers
Learn more
Distinguished
Highly rated in
7
conditions
Dietetics

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Portland, ME 

Jessica Little is a Dietetics doctor in Portland, Maine. Dr. Little is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Petrositis. She is also highly rated in 7 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Malignant Otitis Externa, Swimmer's Ear, Petrositis, and Osteomyelitis.

What are the latest Petrositis Clinical Trials?
Match to trials
Find the right clinical trials for you in under a minute
Get started
What are the Latest Advances for Petrositis?
Unrecognized Petrous Apicitis as a Cause of Long- Lasting Headache in a 5-Year-Old Child: Case Report.
Gradenigo's and Vernet's syndrome in an adult man with Candida mastoiditis.
Tired of the same old research?
Check Latest Advances
Rapid Recovery of Cranial Nerve Deficits After Anterior Petrosal (Kawase) Approach for Medically Refractory Petrous Apicitis.
What are our references for Petrositis?

Baloh RW, Jen JC. Hearing and equilibrium. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 400.

Chole RA. Chronic otitis media, mastoiditis, and petrositis. In: Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund V, et al, eds. Cummings Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2015:chap 139.

Mattingly JK, Chan KH. Complications of otitis media. In: Scholes MA, Ramakrishnan VR, eds. ENT Secrets. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2016:chap 38.