Genomic study of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine

  • Shiro Ikegawa
  • Published 2001 in
    Proceedings of the Japan Academy. Series B…

Abstract

Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine (OPLL) is a common disease after the middle age. OPLL frequently causes serious neurological problems due to compression of the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. OPLL occurs in patients with monogenic metabolic diseases including rickets/osteomalacia and hypoparathyroidism; however most of OPLL… (More)

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@inproceedings{Ikegawa2001GenomicSO, title={Genomic study of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine}, author={Shiro Ikegawa}, booktitle={Proceedings of the Japan Academy. Series B, Physical and biological sciences}, year={2001} }