Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in a Patient With Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hypertrophy Syndrome

@article{Karpman1982LumbarSS,
  title={Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in a Patient With Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hypertrophy Syndrome},
  author={Robert R. Karpman and Philip R. Weinstein and Eric P. Gall and Peter C. Johnson},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1982},
  volume={7},
  pages={598–603}
}
Lumbar spinal stenosis is associated with a variety of conditions, including dysplastic narrowing of the spine, lumbar spondylosis, Paget's disease, and achondroplastic dwarfism. No case of lumbar stenosis associated with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) previously has been described. It would appear that this case could represent either another manifestation of DISH characterized by involvement of the ligamentum flavum or coincidental association with lumbar spondylosis. In… 

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