Acute calcific longus colli tendinitis is a benign and self-limiting inflammatory disease that rarely requires aggressive intervention. However, clinicians may be unfamiliar with this condition, and it can easily be misdiagnosed for a deep neck abscess or tumor resulting in unnecessary and invasive procedures. This article describes a patient who presented to the ED with progressive odynophagia and neck pain.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants|
|State||Published - Apr 1 2018|
- longus colli
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Nurse Assisting