Respiratory distress due to diffuse cervical hyperostosis.

@article{Sidi1987RespiratoryDD,
  title={Respiratory distress due to diffuse cervical hyperostosis.},
  author={Jonathan Sidi and Tuvia Hadar and Jacob Shvero and G Har-el and Susan Matz and Anasooya A. Abraham},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={1987},
  volume={96 2 Pt 1},
  pages={178-81}
}
Cervical spondylosis and ankylosing hyperostosis of the cervical vertebrae are common findings. Although these hypertrophic changes can be completely asymptomatic, it is known that dysphagia may occur occasionally in the presence of massive cervical hyperostosis. Laryngotracheal symptoms due to cervical hyperostosis are less frequent and may be managed… CONTINUE READING