A Rare Cause of Dysphagia to Remember: Calcific Tendinitis of the Longus Colli Muscle

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Colella, Dominic M.; Calderón Sandoval, Fiorela; Powers, David W.; Patel, Nimal; Sobrado, Javier;
  • Publisher: Karger Publishers
  • Journal: Case Reports in Gastroenterology,volume 10,issue 3,pages755-759 (issn: 1662-0631, eissn: 1662-0631)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1159/000452199, pmc: PMC5216232
  • Subject: Single Case | Longus colli muscle | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | Tendinitis | Torticollis | RC799-869 | Odynophagia | Dysphagia | Leukocytosis
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Longus colli tendinitis (LCT) is an acute inflammatory condition with symptoms typically consisting of acute neck pain and stiffness with or without dysphagia. Once more severe etiologies for these symptoms are ruled out, this self-limiting condition usually resolves sp... View more
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