Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis almost certain


Neck stiffness

Patient Data

Age: Elderly
Gender: Male

Diffuse flowing ossifications along the anterior aspect of the cervical spine extending from C2 through C7. The intervertebral disc spaces are well maintained. 

Case Discussion

Classic appearance of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH).

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