Rapidly progressive dysphagia caused by Forestier’s disease: a case report


Forestier’s disease is a systemic rheumatologic abnormality of unknown etiology, characterized by a flowing ossification of the anterior ligament of the spine. In this case study we report on an atypical appearance of Forestier’s disease in a 72-year-old woman. This patient had a one-month history of rapidly progressing dysphonia and dyspnea and at the time… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00508-005-0312-4


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