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Acute calcific prevertebral tendinitis

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 24 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2898
  1. Varun Shankar, acute care common stem (acute medicine) core trainee year 11,
  2. Robert Almeyda, consultant ear, nose, and throat surgeon2,
  3. Abigail Lamyman, ear, nose, and throat specialist registrar2,
  4. Reena Dwivedi, neuroradiology fellow2
  1. 1Intensive Care Unit, Kettering General Hospital, Kettering NN16 8UZ, UK
  2. 2John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to: V Shankar varun.shankar{at}

A 54 year old man presented with a three day history of neck stiffness and odynophagia, but remained systemically well. Blood tests were …

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