Adult Male With Neck Discomfort

Robert Hoffman
New York City Poison Center
New York, NY

Int J Med Toxicol 1998; 1(2): 17

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See also DISCUSSION - 1998; 1(4): 20

A 24-year-old male presents to the hospital complaining of neck pain that began the previous night. He denies any significant past medical history or past surgical history. Because of a physical finding, a chest X-ray and subsequent CT scan are obtained.

What is the radiographic diagnosis?

What was (were) the physical finding(s)?

What is the toxicologic differential diagnosis?

A chest x-ray


A CT Scan

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Int J Med Toxicol 1998; 1(2): 17

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