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 1 2006

Keywords

  • CT
  • MR
  • Odontoid
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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