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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 193543, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/193543
Case Report

Isolated Torticollis May Present as an Atypical Presentation of Meningitis

1Emergency Department, New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
2New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY 10029, USA

Received 27 April 2012; Accepted 9 July 2012

Academic Editors: Y. Inoue, K. Jani, and J.-N. Lin

Copyright © 2012 Roger Chirurgi and Samrina Kahlon. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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