Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
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Bickle I, Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 28 May 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-41159
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24 Nov 2015
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Neck pain and limited range of movement. No trauma.
Age: 60 years
From the case: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
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Large flowing and in the large part fused calcification anterior to the cervical vertebrae from C2-C7. The intervertebral disc spaces are well maintained.
No mal-alignment, but loss of the normal cervical lordosis is evident.
A good example of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH). The flowing ossifications anterior to the cervical vertebra is profound, but the disc spaces are well maintained.
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