Odontoid osteomyelitis masquerading as a C2 fracture in an 18-month-old male with torticollis

CT and MRI features

James Dimaala, Gregory Chaljub, Aytekin Oto, Leonard Swischuk

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Abstract

Odontoid osteomyelitis is a rare entity and can be confused with other disease processes, requiring imaging to clarify the diagnosis. The following describes a pediatric case and the associated MR and CT findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-236
Number of pages3
JournalEmergency Radiology
Volume12
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2006

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Keywords

  • CT
  • MR
  • Odontoid
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Odontoid osteomyelitis masquerading as a C2 fracture in an 18-month-old male with torticollis : CT and MRI features. / Dimaala, James; Chaljub, Gregory; Oto, Aytekin; Swischuk, Leonard.

In: Emergency Radiology, Vol. 12, No. 5, 07.2006, p. 234-236.

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Dimaala, James ; Chaljub, Gregory ; Oto, Aytekin ; Swischuk, Leonard. / Odontoid osteomyelitis masquerading as a C2 fracture in an 18-month-old male with torticollis : CT and MRI features. In: Emergency Radiology. 2006 ; Vol. 12, No. 5. pp. 234-236.
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