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Benign febrile cervicalgia due to calcific retropharyngeal tendinitis: case study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21458398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Periarticular calcific tendinopathy has been well described, but no retropharyngeal locations have been reported in the surgical orthopedic literature. This pathology is a diagnostic pitfall, leading to fruitless invasive examinations and treatment. The clinical aspect is misleading, but pathognomic imaging can establish diagnosis. We report a case of febrile postoperative cervicalgia, initially suggestive of a septic complication, but in which imaging indicated retropharyngeal calcific tendinitis.
Authors:
S Queinnec; D Petrover; P Guigui; B Ilharreborde
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR     Volume:  97     ISSN:  1877-0568     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthop Traumatol Surg Res     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-04     Completed Date:  2011-11-15     Revised Date:  2013-10-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101494830     Medline TA:  Orthop Traumatol Surg Res     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Beaujon Hospital, Orthopedics Dept, AP-HP, 100, boulevard du Général-Leclerc, 92110 Clichy, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Calcinosis / complications*,  diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Fever / diagnosis,  etiology*
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Middle Aged
Neck Pain / diagnosis,  etiology*
Pharyngeal Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis
Tendinopathy / complications*,  diagnosis
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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