Acute neck pain due to tendonitis of the longus colli: CT and MRI findings


Calcific retropharyngeal tendonitis is an under-recognized cause of acute cervical pain produced by inflammation of the longus colli muscle. Although the clinical presentation may mimic more serious disorders, the diagnosis can be established radiographically by identification of prevertebral soft tissue calcification and swelling. Six patients with typical… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00698847


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