The International Tinnitus Journal

The International Tinnitus Journal

Official Journal of the Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society
Official Journal of the Brazil Federal District Otorhinolaryngologist Society

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ISSN: 0946-5448

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Gradenigo Syndrome in a 6-Year-Old Boy with Acute Otitis Media: A Case Report

Author(s): Jaber Ahmed Al-Faifi

Gradenigo Syndrome (GS) is not a common intracranial complication of acute otitis media infections that needs proper diagnosis and management. This case report presents a 6-year-old child diagnosed with unilateral headache, right eye diplopia, and right abducens nerve palsy. MRI and cranial nerve examination facilitate the confirmation of GS. The patient was treated with proper antibiotics and showed good outcomes. This case report highlights the importance of early detection and understanding of the clinical picture associated with GS, which have a crucial role in achieving desired outcomes and avoiding serious complications

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