Six cases of Forestier syndrome, a rare cause of dysphagia.

  title={Six cases of Forestier syndrome, a rare cause of dysphagia.},
  author={Erdinç Aydin and Volkan Akdoğan and Bab{\"u}r Akkuzu and Ismail Kirbaş and Osman Nuri Ozgirgin},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  volume={126 7},
Dysphagia is a common presenting complaint in otolaryngology practice, and there are many causes. Forestier syndrome is a rare cause of dysphagia. It is also known as diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) syndrome or vertebral ankylosing hyperostosis. Forestier syndrome consists of anterolateral perivertebral ligament calcification. It was first described by Forestier and Rotes-Querol in 1950; diagnosis is primarily radiological and the etiology is unknown. In addition to dysphagia… CONTINUE READING
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