Diffuse intervertebral disk calcification in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Nakamura2000DiffuseID,
  title={Diffuse intervertebral disk calcification in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Michihiro Nakamura and Satoshi Shiokawa and Yasusuke Miyazaki and Hirotoshi Kita and Kiyoshi Setoguchi and Kimito Kawahata and Yoshikata Misaki and Kazuhiko Yamamoto and Junji Nishimura},
  journal={The journal of medical investigation : JMI},
  year={2000},
  volume={47 3-4},
  pages={152-4}
}
A patient with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who presented with intervertebral disk calcification (IDC) of several thoracic and lumbar intervertebral disks in herein described. There was no evidence of any other coexisting diseases such as ochronosis and hemochromatosis, but a remarkable degree of polyclonal hypergammaglobulinemia was observed as a… CONTINUE READING