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Hyperostosis, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal
: A disease of elderly men characterized by large osteophytes that bridge vertebrae and ossification of ligaments and tendon insertions.
Vertebral Ankylosing Hyperostosis; Forestier Disease; Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis; Vertebral Ankylosing Hyperostoses; Hyperostosis, Vertebral Ankylosing; Hyperostoses, Vertebral Ankylosing; Forestiers Disease; Forestier Rotes Disease; Disease, Forestier-
Rotes; Disease, Forestier's; Disease, Forestier; Ankylosing Hyperostosis, Vertebral; Ankylosing Hyperostoses, Vertebral; Forestier-
Rotes Disease; Forestier's Disease; Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis with Tylosis
CAS Registry & name
*Hyperostosis, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal
*Keratoderma, Palmoplantar, Diffuse.
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