Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Gradenigo Syndrome as the Form of Presentation of Nasopharyngeal

Elham Ouspid 1 and Payam Sariaslani 1 , *
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1 Department of Neurology, Emam Reza Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: September 2016, 18 (9); e8172
  • Published Online: August 16, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: April 30, 2015
  • Accepted: February 16, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-8172

To Cite: Ouspid E, Sariaslani P. Gradenigo Syndrome as the Form of Presentation of Nasopharyngeal, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2016 ; 18(9):e8172. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-8172.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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