Een meisje met onbegrepen nachtelijke nekklachten

Translated title of the contribution: A girl with nocturnal cervical pain

Laura C B Melis, Heleen M Staal

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A 12-year-old girl consults the orthopaedic surgeon to exclude somatic causes of her cervical pain. One of her specific symptom is nocturnal pain, which responds well to NSAIDs. SPECT-CT showed an osteoid osteoma of the C3 pedicle. Osteoid osteoma is mostly a self-limiting disease in young adults.

Translated title of the contributionA girl with nocturnal cervical pain
Original languageDutch
Article numberD5628
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2021


  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal/therapeutic use
  • Bone Neoplasms
  • Child
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Neck Pain/etiology
  • Osteoma, Osteoid/drug therapy
  • Young Adult

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