Calcification of intervertebral discs in childhood

@article{Blomquist1979CalcificationOI,
  title={Calcification of intervertebral discs in childhood},
  author={H. Kson Blomquist and Margit Lindqvist and S. Mattsson},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={1979},
  volume={8},
  pages={23-26}
}
Fifteen cases of intervertebral disc calcifications have been diagnosed in Umeå during a period of 14 years. In the literature up to now about 100 cases of intervertebral disc calcification have been reported. Our findings suggest that these calcifications are not as rare as has been stated. There are both symptomatic and silent cases. When present the clinical symptoms comprise local painin the neck, limitation of spinal movements and sometimes fever and the condition may simulate meningitis… CONTINUE READING
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