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Alijani B, Yousefzadeh-Chabok S, Ramzannejad A, Behzadnia H, Emamhadi M. A Rare Case of Simultaneous Diffuse Idiopathic Hyperostosis, Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament and Ossification of Ligamentum Flavum. IrJNS. 2018; 4 (1)
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1- Department of Neurosurgery, Poursina Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
2- Guilan Road Trauma Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran & Neuroscience Research Center, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
3- Department of Neurosurgery, Poursina Hospital, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran , dr.behzadnia@yahoo.com
Abstract:   (49 Views)
Background & Importance: A case of 60-year-old diabetic man with simultaneous diffuse idiopathic hyperostosis (DISH), massive ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) and ossification of cervical and higher part of thoracic ligamentum flavum has been reported in this article and such combination is very rare.
Case Presentation: He was complaining of sensation abnormalities and had no gait disturbance or severe cord compression symptoms despite advanced disease. Computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging confirmed multi-level involvement of cervicothoracic spine.
Conclusion: After surgical treatment his symptoms resolved completely with no complication.
 
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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Spine
* Corresponding Author Address: MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Poursina Hospital, Namjoo Street, Rasht, Guilan, Iran

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