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Aguet Julien,  Zimmermann Petra,  Stranzinger Enno

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: EDU-018

Odontoid osteomyelitis is a rare disease in children. As the condition is not commonly known, children are frequently initially misdiagnosed with torticollis and treated symptomatically, leading to delayed diagnosis. We present two illustrative cases of odontoid osteomyelitis and a literature review summarizing clinical presentation, risk factors, diagnostic methods, radiological findings and therapies of all previously reported cases. Read More

Authors:  Aguet Julien , Zimmermann Petra , Stranzinger Enno

Keywords:  odontoid, osteomyelitis