diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
(DISH) a rheumatologic disorder characterized by hyperostosis, most prominently the anterior longitudinal ligament and other structures anterior to the vertebral column; it is seen most often in the elderly. Severe cases may resemble ankylosing spondylitis. Called also Forestier disease and senile ankylosing h.

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