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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Borrmann, A; Niedermeyer, HP; Arnold, W 
Title:
[Retropharyngeal tendinitis--a rare differential diagnosis of retropharyngeal abscess] 
Abstract:
Because of their similarity, clinical symptoms of a calcific retropharyngeal tendinitis can be misdiagnosed for a retropharyngeal abscess. We present two patients who were admitted for retropharyngeal abscess, however, careful examination revealed amorphous calcification anterior to C1-C2 in addition to prevertebral soft tissue swelling. Knowledge of the characteristic clinical symptoms and the pathognomonic imaging features is crucial to correctly diagnose the disease and to prevent unnecessary...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Laryngorhinootologie 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
87 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
186-9 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0935-8943 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik