, Volume 37, Issue 6, pp 468–470 | Cite as

Calcification of cervical ganglia: case report

  • A. L. Casolin
  • C. R. P. George
  • S. C. Kos
  • A. J. Corbett
Diagnostic Neuroradiology


We describe a 44-year-old woman with progressive cervical pain in whom plain films of the cervical spine showed only minor syndesmophyte formation when the patient first presented. However, after 5 weeks, repeat films demonstrated heavy symmetrical calcification of the cervical dorsal root ganglia. A review of the literature did not reveal a previous description of these findings.

Key words

Calcification Ganglia, dorsal root Peripheral nervous system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. L. Casolin
    • 1
  • C. R. P. George
    • 1
  • S. C. Kos
    • 2
  • A. J. Corbett
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Renal MedicineRepatriation General Hospital ConcordConcordAustralia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyRepatriation General HospitalConcordAustralia
  3. 3.Department of NeurologyRepatriation General HospitalConcordAustralia

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