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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2013, Article ID 818561, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/818561
Case Report

Retropharyngeal Calcific Tendonitis Mimics a Retropharyngeal Abscess

Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, 3440 North Broad Street, Kresge West, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

Received 23 May 2013; Accepted 27 June 2013

Academic Editors: S. Ulualp and L.-F. Wang

Copyright © 2013 Natasha Pollak and Sonya Wexler. 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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