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Pediatric intervertebral disc calcification.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19061169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Idiopathic calcification of the intervertebral disc is a rare condition in childhood, of unknown etiology. Calcifications are occasionally discovered on routine radiological examination, or on investigation of nonspecific symptoms such as neck pain, torticollis, fever, and radiculopathy. We report a case of a 7-year-old boy with intervertebral disc calcification. Clinical and radiological signs are discussed.
Halil Dönmez; Ertuğrul Mavili; Türkan Ikizceli; R Kemal Koç
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic and interventional radiology (Ankara, Turkey)     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1305-3612     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-08     Completed Date:  2009-02-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101241152     Medline TA:  Diagn Interv Radiol     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  225-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal / therapeutic use*
Calcinosis / complications,  diagnosis,  drug therapy,  radiography*
Intervertebral Disk / pathology,  radiography*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Neck Pain / etiology,  pathology,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal

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