Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

What is Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis?

A generalized spinal and extraspinal articular disorder characterized by calcification and ossification of ligaments, particularly of the anterior longitudinal ligament; distinct from ankylosing spondylitis or degenerative joint disease.

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what is DISH? should i be scared of it?

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Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis.

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Is there any treatment (laser spin surgery, e.g.) for D.I.S.H. (diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis...

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surgery if there is a fracture or difficulty swallowing

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Hi I have have back pain in the rib area for about a month and have recently got xrays of the area I was called by my doctors office today and told...

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Pain management

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Well the pain in DISH can be trouble some as...

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Hi I have have back pain in the rib area for about a month and have recently got xrays of the area I was called by my doctors office today and told...

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I have recently been diagnosed with DISH ( diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis . Is there anything beside NSAIDS I can take to help combat this.

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what is DISH? should i be scared of it?

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Hello. I took my father to a neurologist for back and feet pain and after concluding MRI report - doctor advised surgery and also advised Glevex...

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