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AN UNUSUAL ‘PAIN IN THE NECK’: A CASE OF ACUTE CALCIFIC TENDINITIS OF THE LONGUS COLLI

Case Presentation: A 54-year-old male with hereditary spherocytosis, status-post splenectomy presented to the emergency room complaining of acute onset neck pain for 2 days. This was localized on the left side of his neck and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:14+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL ‘PAIN IN THE NECK’: A CASE OF ACUTE CALCIFIC TENDINITIS OF THE LONGUS COLLI

RARE CASE PRESENTATION OF ACUTE CALCIFIC LONGUS COLLI TENDINITIS

Case Presentation: Acute calcific tendinitis of the Longus colli is a rare and likely underdiagnosed inflammatory response caused by deposition of calcium hydroxyapatite crystals in the Longus colli tendon, typically anterior to the C1-C2 vertebral [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:43:56+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on RARE CASE PRESENTATION OF ACUTE CALCIFIC LONGUS COLLI TENDINITIS