Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Patient Data

Age: about 55 - 60 yrs
Gender: Male

Ossification of anterior longitudinal ligament is noted from C4 to D1 level.
Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament is noted from C1-C2 to C4 level.

Ossifications is noted abutting anterior asepct of D10 to L4 vertebral levels.

Case Discussion

Classical findings of DISH.

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Case information

rID: 30717
Case created: 30th Aug 2014
Last edited: 30th Dec 2016
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