Pediatric intervertebral disk calcification in childhood: three case reports and review of literature

@article{Lernout2009PediatricID,
  title={Pediatric intervertebral disk calcification in childhood: three case reports and review of literature},
  author={Charlotte Lernout and Herv{\'e} Haas and Amandine Rubio and Jacques R. Griffet},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2009},
  volume={25},
  pages={1019-1023}
}
Intervertebral disk calcification is a rare childhood disease. The etiology of disk calcification in children remains unclear. We report three cases of children with cervical disk calcification. Their clinical manifestations are very different. The first patient mainly had a neurological deficiency. The second had neck pain and muscular deficit of the left musculus deltoideus. The third had isolated strong neck pain. By presenting these three cases, we want to recall the different symptoms that… CONTINUE READING

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