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Calcific Tendinitis of the Longus Colli Muscle

Authors:

P. Ovreeide ,

Department of Radiology, Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis, Roeselare., BE
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B. De Keyzer,

Department of Radiology, Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis, Roeselare., BE
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F. Govaere,

Department of Radiology, Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis, Roeselare., BE
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I. Crevits

Department of Radiology, Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis, Roeselare., BE
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Abstract

Background: A 49-year-old man presented at the emergency department with neck pain for one week but also with subfebrility, sore throat and difficulties for swallowing for 3 days. Physical examination showed limited neck movement and tenderness of the trapezius muscles. Blood test showed an elevated C-reactive protein level and a mild leukocytosis. Tracheolaryngoscopy was normal.

Keywords: Tendinitis  
How to Cite: Ovreeide, P. et al., (2015). Calcific Tendinitis of the Longus Colli Muscle. Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology. 98(3), pp.135–136. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.801
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Published on 01 Jun 2015.
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