Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine

@article{Tsuyama1984OssificationOT,
  title={Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine},
  author={N. Tsuyama},
  journal={Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research},
  year={1984},
  volume={1},
  pages={71–84}
}
  • N. Tsuyama
  • Published 1984
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine (OPLL) is a newly recognized entity. As the incidence of this disease was exceptionally high in Japan, the Japanese Ministry of Public Health and Welfare instituted a special commission for the investigation of this perplexing disease; since 1975 this committee has performed an intensive study of 2100 patients with OPLL in Japan. An epidemiologic study was conducted by this group in Japan and in eastern Asiatic countries. Symptoms… Expand
A radiological population study on the ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament in the spine
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