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Just another case of neck pain? A case report of acute retropharyngeal calcific tendinitis

  • Emily Le Souder (a1), Michael M. Beyea (a2) (a3) and Robert J. Sedran (a2)

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Correspondence to: Dr. Robert Sedran, Emergency Medicine, Victoria Hospital, LHSC Rm E1-102, 800 Commissioners Rd. E, London, ON N6A 5W9; Email: rsedran@uwo.ca

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2.Coulier, B, Macsim, M, Desgain, O. Retropharyngeal calcific tendinitis—Longus colli tendinitis—an unusual cause of acute dysphagia. Emerg Radiol 2011;18(5):449–51.
3.Pollak, N, Wexler, S. Retropharyngeal calcific tendonitis mimics a retropharyngeal abscess. Case Rep Otolaryngol 2013;epub, 14.
4.Hartley, J. Acute cervical pain associated with retropharyngeal calcium deposit. J Bone Joint Surg 1964;46(8):1753–4.
5.Zapolsky, N, Heller, M, Felberbaum, M, et al. Calcific tendonitis of the Longus colli: An uncommon but benign cause of throat pain that closely mimics retropharyngeal abscess. J Emerg Med 2017;52(3):358–60.

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Just another case of neck pain? A case report of acute retropharyngeal calcific tendinitis

  • Emily Le Souder (a1), Michael M. Beyea (a2) (a3) and Robert J. Sedran (a2)

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