Thoracic myelopathy caused by ossification of the ligamentum flavum: a retrospective study in Chinese patients.


STUDY DESIGN A retrospective clinical study of 19 cases of ossification of ligamentum flavum (OLF) in Chinese population. OBJECTIVE To inspect the epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathology, radiologic findings, and treatment outcome in 19 Chinese patients of OLF at a single institution. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA OLF in the thoracic region causing… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BSD.0b013e31827ada68