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Clinical and radiological features of Forestier's disease presenting with dysphagia.

Surg Neurol Int 2018 28;9:236. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Unit of Neurosurgery, AOUP "Paolo Giaccone", Postgraduate School in Neurosurgery, Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

Background: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), also known as Forestier's disease, is a rheumatologic condition characterized by ossification of the spinal ligaments and tendons. Large anterior osteophytes are typically present in the lower cervical levels, while upper cervical ossification resulting in dysphagia is very rare.

Methods: Here, we presented a patient with Forestier's disease involving massive ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament extending from C3 to C4 downward contributing to severe dysphagia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/sni.sni_223_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6287335PMC
November 2018
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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis, Associated Morbidity, and Healthcare Utilization: A University Hospital Experience.

J Clin Rheumatol 2018 Dec 20. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, Portland, OR.

Background: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is a noninflammatory condition affecting the spine, characterized by ossification of paravertebral ligaments. Our cross-sectional study investigated the frequency, associated morbidity, and healthcare utilization of DISH patients at our university hospital over 1 year.

Methods: Our university's database of spinal radiographs was searched from 2005 to 2015 for "DISH" or "diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RHU.0000000000000965DOI Listing
December 2018
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CT-Based Evaluation of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis in Adult Population; Prevalence, Associations and Interobserver Agreement.

J Clin Densitom 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Dow Institute of Radiology, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan.

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), being an asymptomatic condition, is generally discovered incidentally on imaging and it has not received much attention for research on clinical grounds. We assessed the prevalence of DISH, its associated factors, and interobserver agreement for computed tomography (CT)-based diagnosis of DISH. CT scans of chest, abdomen, and pelvis performed for various clinical indications were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2018.12.001DOI Listing
December 2018
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Bougie cap access for successful intubation of the upper esophageal sphincter in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis-related dysphagia ("DISHphagia").

Authors:
Vincent Zimmer

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 2018 Dec;27(4):475-476

Department of Medicine, Marienhausklinik St. Josef Kohlhof, Neunkirchen and Department of Medicine II, Saarland University Medical Center, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15403/jgld.2014.1121.274.dysDOI Listing
December 2018
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Interobserver agreement using Schlapbach graded scale for diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH): can we reduce the cut-off point of vertebral affection?

Clin Rheumatol 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Bone Metabolism Unit. Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla-IDIVAL and University of Cantabria, 39008, Santander, Spain.

Resnick-Niwayama criteria for diagnosing DISH depict an advanced stage, and a new reduced cut-off point with three contiguous vertebrae affected (two bone bridges) has been proposed. The aim has been to know the interobserver agreement by using a graded scale of DISH in which grade II matches with the new proposed cut-off point and grade III matches with the first criterion of Resnick-Niwayama. Males ≥ 50 years and postmenopausal women included in a population-based prospective study (the Camargo Cohort) were analyzed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10067-018-4398-2DOI Listing
December 2018
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The Unstable Spine: A Surgeon's Perspective.

Semin Ultrasound CT MR 2018 Dec 13;39(6):618-629. Epub 2018 Oct 13.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery & Rehabilitation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE.

Instability of the spine is a complex clinical entity that exists on a wide spectrum encompassing many aspects of spinal pathology including traumatic, neoplastic, infectious, and degenerative processes. The importance of determining stability is paramount in the decision-making process regarding the need for operative or nonoperative care. Defining clinical instability can be a challenging and requires careful attention to the pathology involved, findings of necessary imaging, and a thorough clinical exam. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.sult.2018.10.001DOI Listing
December 2018
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Ankylosing Spinal Disease-Diagnosis and Treatment of Spine Fractures.

World Neurosurg 2018 Nov 23. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Department of Neurosurgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany.

Background: In patients with ankylosing spinal disease, including ankylosing spondylitis and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, even low-impact trauma can lead to complex injuries. The injuries seem to be highly unstable and associated with greater mortality rates compared with the general spine trauma population.

Methods: We reviewed the medical records of a consecutive series of 41 patients (34 men, 7 women) with ankylosing spinal disease and unstable traumatic spine injuries who were admitted to our department from 2007 to 2016. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.11.108DOI Listing
November 2018
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Airway Management in Case of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis.

Asian J Neurosurg 2018 Oct-Dec;13(4):1260-1263

Department of Anaesthesiology, Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is associated with abnormal ossification of spinal and extraspinal appendages. Incidence of DISH is high in old age with predilection for males. Cervical hyperostosis can make intubation difficult in multiple ways. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ajns.AJNS_235_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6208251PMC
November 2018
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Spinal fractures in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: Clinical characteristics by fracture level.

J Orthop Sci 2018 Nov 8. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan; Keio Spine Research Group, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:

Background: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) makes the spine prone to unstable fractures with neurological deterioration. This study was conducted to assess clinical and radiographic features of spinal fractures in DISH by the level of spinal injury, and to evaluate the optimal treatment for each level.

Methods: A multicenter retrospective study over a 5-year period, including 46 patients (35 males; 11 females) with a mean age of 77. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S09492658183031
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jos.2018.10.017DOI Listing
November 2018
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[Differential diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis-axSpA mimics].

Z Rheumatol 2018 Oct 30. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet, Claudiusstr 45, 44649, Herne, Deutschland.

The classification of axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) comprises the classical ankylosing spondylitis (AS), which is characterized by already existing structural changes in the sacroiliac joints, and the so-called non-radiographic axSpA (nr-axSpA), in which by definition such changes are not present. This distinction is based on the ASAS classification criteria for axSpA, which are however not suitable for a diagnosis. According to the current classification, spondyloarthritis (SpA) includes axSpA, which can be associated with psoriasis and/or chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (CED), such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and peripheral SpA, which is further divided into SpA associated with psoriasis, partially synonymous with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), reactive SpA, partially synonymous with reactive arthritis (ReA) and SpA associated with CED, partially synonymous with arthritis associated with CED (e. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00393-018-0557-8
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00393-018-0557-8DOI Listing
October 2018
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Prevalence of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis among elderly subjects referred for radiological investigation in tertiary hospital at Oman.

Anat Cell Biol 2018 Sep 28;51(3):174-179. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Family Medicine & Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is characterized by calcification of different entheseal sites including the anterior longitudinal ligament of the spine. There is no documented information about DISH in Oman. This study determined the prevalence of DISH and associated factors among elderly subjects in a national tertiary care referral hospital in Oman. Read More

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https://synapse.koreamed.org/DOIx.php?id=10.5115/acb.2018.51
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5115/acb.2018.51.3.174DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6172591PMC
September 2018
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Imaging of axial spondyloarthritis. New aspects and differential diagnoses.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2018 Sep-Oct;36 Suppl 114(5):35-42. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet, Herne, Germany.

Axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) is a chronic rheumatic disease characterised by inflammatory back pain and several other disease manifestations and comorbidities. The 2009 ASAS classification criteria differentiate between the classical ankylosing spondylitis or radiographic axSpA and non-radiographic axSpA based on the presence or absence of definite radiographic changes in the sacroiliac joints. Importantly, back pain in patients with axSpA may well have reasons other than axial inflammation or new bone formation. Read More

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January 2019
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Aortic pulsation prevents the development of ossification of anterior longitudinal ligament toward the aorta in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) in Japanese: Results of chest CT-based cross-sectional study.

J Orthop Sci 2019 Jan 16;24(1):30-34. Epub 2018 Sep 16.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shiga University of Medical Science, Tsukinowa-cho, Seta, Otsu, Shiga, 520-2192, Japan.

Background: The development and etiology of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) were far from complete understanding. Even the precise mechanism of the development of its typical right-sided ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament (OALL) frequently compared to 'flowing candle wax', a hallmark of DISH, remains unknown.

Methods: The participants of this study were 261 individuals (31 females and 230 males) diagnosed as DISH according to the criteria established by Resnick and Niwayama extracted from a consecutive 3013 patients who have undergone chest CT for the examination of pulmonary diseases in our institute. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jos.2018.08.010DOI Listing
January 2019
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Spine Fractures in Ankylosing Diseases: Recommendations of the Spine Section of the German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU).

Global Spine J 2018 Sep 7;8(2 Suppl):56S-68S. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Medical University Dresden at the TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany.

Study Design: Review of literature and case series.

Objectives: Update and review of current treatment concepts for spine fractures in patients with ankylosing spinal disorders.

Methods: Case presentation and description of a diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm for unstable spinal injuries with an underlying ankylosing spinal disorder (ASD) of the cervical and thoracolumbar spine. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2192568217736268DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6130102PMC
September 2018
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Response to: "Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis and Ankylosing Spondylitis. Comment on the article by Latourte et al" by Olmedo-Garzón and Ruiz-Ollero.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2018 Sep 7. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Rheumatology B Department, Paris Descartes University, Hôpital Cochin, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, INSERM U1153, PRES Sorbonne Paris-Cité, Paris, France.

We would like to thank F.J. Olmedo-Garzón and A. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/acr.23744
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23744DOI Listing
September 2018
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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis and Ankylosing Spondylitis. Comment on the article by Latourte et al.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2018 Sep 7. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Servicio de Radiología. Hospital Clínico de San Carlos. Madrid, Spain.

We read with great interest the article by Latourte et al about axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) like imaging in Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) (1). On the spine magnetic resonance imaging, 76.9% of their cohort of patients with symptomatic DISH had at least 1 inflammatory lesion, as assessed by bone medullar edema (BME). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23745DOI Listing
September 2018
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Selective mortality in middle-aged American women with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH).

PLoS One 2018 28;13(8):e0202283. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Forensic Anthropology Center, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America.

Objective: A mortality sample of white American male and female skeletons was examined to illustrate a simple means of identifying skeletal conditions associated with an increased risk of dying relatively early in adulthood and to determine if males and females with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) displayed the same general age-specific pattern of mortality.

Methods: Age-specific probability distributions for DISH were generated from 416 white Americans who died from the 1980s to the present, and whose remains were donated to the University of Tennessee Forensic Anthropology Center. The age-specific frequency of DISH is analyzed using an empirical smoothing algorithm. Read More

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0202283PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6112637PMC
August 2018
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Management of Airway Obstruction due to Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis in the Cervical Spine: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Intern Med 2019 Jan 24;58(2):271-276. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Iizuka Hospital, Japan.

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is a relatively common progressive noninflammatory entheses disease. Patients are often asymptomatic or are undiagnosed due to minor chronic symptoms. We herein report a rare case in which the primary symptom was sudden-onset upper airway obstruction due to exuberant osteophytosis in the cervical spine. Read More

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https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/internalmedicine/advpub
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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.1071-18DOI Listing
January 2019
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Serum adiponectin levels in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH).

Clin Rheumatol 2018 Oct 18;37(10):2839-2845. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Department of Cardiology, Ha'Emek Medical Center, 18101, Afula, Israel.

To evaluate the relationship between serum adiponectin ADP (sADP) levels and the risk of metabolic syndrome (MS) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with DISH and to assess the relationship between sADP levels, and the tendency for new bone formation in these patients. sADP levels were measured in DISH and non-DISH (NDISH) patients. sADP levels were compared between the two groups and were also correlated with weight circumference, BMI, serum lipid profile, concomitant diseases, use of medications, the presence of MS, the risk of developing CVD, and the extent of bony bridges. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10067-018-4258-0DOI Listing
October 2018
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The controlled study of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis for the assessment of physical function in elderly populations.

J Orthop Sci 2018 Nov 16;23(6):929-934. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan.

Background: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is associated with increasing age, obesity, and diabetes mellitus. However, little is known about the clinical impacts of DISH on physical function and spinal deformity in elderly populations. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the influence of DISH on physical function, spinal deformity, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in elderly populations. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jos.2018.07.017DOI Listing
November 2018
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Prevalence and Distribution of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis on Whole-spine Computed Tomography in Patients With Cervical Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Multicenter Study.

Clin Spine Surg 2018 Nov;31(9):E460-E465

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama.

Study Design: This was a retrospective multicenter study.

Objective: To clarify the progression of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) using whole-spine computed tomography in patients with cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL).

Summary Of Background Data: DISH and cervical OPLL frequently coexist, and can cause ankylosing spinal fractures due to biomechanical changes and fragility of the affected vertebrae. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BSD.0000000000000701DOI Listing
November 2018
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Cervical Alignment of Anterior Cervical Hyperostosis Causing Dysphagia.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2018 Aug 7. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Japan.

Study Design: Retrospective case control study.

Objective: To investigate whether cervical alignment is related to dysphagia in patients with cervical diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH).

Summary Of Background Data: DISH involves a wide range of ligamentous ossifications, which can cause dysphagia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002836DOI Listing
August 2018
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Minimally invasive stabilization of the fractured ankylosed spine: a comparative case series study.

J Spine Surg 2018 Jun;4(2):168-172

Spinal Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Port Road, Adelaide, Australia.

Background: To compare the outcome of minimally invasive fracture stabilization to traditional open methods in the thoracolumbar region in patients with an ankylosing disorder of the spine.

Methods: A prospective, ethics-approved database (Spine Tango) at a tertiary referral center was retrospectively reviewed for results of surgery on fractures of the ankylosed thoracolumbar spine. These were then split by surgical technique into two cohorts: minimally invasive surgical fixation (MIS group) or standard open surgery (open group). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jss.2018.05.01DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6046344PMC
June 2018
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Simultaneous occurrence of ankylosing spondylitis and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: a systematic review.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018 Dec;57(12):2120-2128

Department of Orthopaedics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Objectives: AS and DISH are both spinal ankylosing conditions with a 4-fold increased risk of spinal fractures. The most commonly used criteria for DISH were designed to exclude radiographic signs of spondyloarthritis. However, case reports describing the presence of both conditions exist. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/key211DOI Listing
December 2018
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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis in an HLA-B27-Positive Subject.

J Clin Rheumatol 2018 Jul 25. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Rheumatology Institute of Lucania (IRel) the Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie, Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy, The Department of Health Sciences, University of Catanzaro "Magna Graecia," Catanzaro, Italy The Radiology Department, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza, Potenza, Italy Rheumatology Institute of Lucania (IRel) the Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie, Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy Rheumatology Institute of Lucania (IRel) the Rheumatology Department of Lucania, San Carlo Hospital of Potenza and Madonna delle Grazie, Hospital of Matera, Potenza and Matera, Italy, Basilicata Ricerca Biomedica (BRB) Foundation, Potenza, Italy †Deceased July 28, 2017.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RHU.0000000000000865DOI Listing
July 2018
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Abdominal fat distribution in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis and ankylosing spondylitis patients compared to controls.

Clin Radiol 2018 Oct 19;73(10):910.e15-910.e20. Epub 2018 Jul 19.

Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Affiliated to the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel. Electronic address:

Aim: To evaluate abdominal fat distribution (subcutaneous adipose tissue [SAT] and visceral adipose tissue [VAT]) in two enthesopathy-related diseases with known correlation to metabolic syndrome (MS): diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) compared with controls.

Materials And Methods: Abdominal computed tomography (CT) examinations of 43 DISH (Resnick radiographic criteria) patients, 31 AS (Modified New York Criteria) patients and 42 age- and gender-matched (to DISH) controls (males: 29; 29; 27 and mean age: 71.7±7; 56. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crad.2018.06.008DOI Listing
October 2018
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L5-S1 Charcot spine induced by diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis in chronic tetraplegia: 2 cases.

Ann Phys Rehabil Med 2018 Jun 18. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Service de médecine physique et réadaptation, hôpital Henry-Gabrielle, Hospices civils de Lyon, 69230 Saint-Genis-Laval, France; Inserm UMR-S 1028, CNRS UMR 5292, ImpAct, centre des neurosciences de Lyon, Université Lyon-1, 69675 Bron, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rehab.2018.06.002DOI Listing
June 2018
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Regional Differences in Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis: A Retrospective Cohort Study from Sweden and Japan.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2018 Dec;43(24):E1474-E1478

Department of Orthopaedic surgery, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, Japan.

Study Design: We retrospectively reviewed computed tomography (CT) records of patients in Japan and Sweden, which are both aging populations.

Objective: To research the influence of ethnicity and region on diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) prevalence.

Summary Of Background Data: DISH can complicate non-surgical treatment of spinal fractures and often requires surgical intervention. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0000000000002752DOI Listing
December 2018
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Surgical Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Stabilization for Spinal Fractures in Patients with Ankylosing Spinal Disorders.

Asian Spine J 2018 Jun 4;12(3):434-441. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Society Karatsu Red Cross Hospital, Karatsu, Japan.

Study Design: A retrospective study.

Purpose: To evaluate the clinical and radiological outcomes of ankylosing spinal disorder (ASD) patients with spinal fractures treated by minimally invasive stabilization (MISt) using percutaneous pedicle screws (PPSs).

Overview Of Literature: ASDs, such as ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), increase susceptibility to spinal fractures because of extremely decreased spinal flexibility. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4184/asj.2018.12.3.434DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6002159PMC
June 2018
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Urgent Anterior Cervical Osteophytectomy for an Asymptomatic Cervical Hyperostosis to Overcome Failed Intubation.

Cureus 2018 Mar 31;10(3):e2400. Epub 2018 Mar 31.

Department of Neurosurgery, Amiens University Health Center, Amiens University, Amiens, FRA.

Cervical spondylosis and ankylosing hyperostosis of the cervical vertebrae are usually asymptomatic. This is a case report of a patient with massive anterior cervical osteophytes resulting in failure of intubation prior to a lumbar canal stenosis surgery. The osteophytes extended from C3 to C7 and resulted in the anterior displacement of the pharynx and the trachea. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.2400DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5984258PMC
March 2018
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Prevalence of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) assessed with whole-spine computed tomography in 1479 subjects.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2018 May 30;19(1):178. Epub 2018 May 30.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa, 259-1193, Japan.

Background: Computed tomography (CT) analyses have reported that the prevalence of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) in Japan is 8.7-27.1%. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-018-2108-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5977547PMC
May 2018
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Small sagittal vertical axis accompanied with lumbar hyperlordosis as a risk factor for developing postoperative cervical kyphosis after expansive open-door laminoplasty.

J Neurosurg Spine 2018 Aug 25;29(2):176-181. Epub 2018 May 25.

OBJECTIVE Preoperative positive cervical sagittal imbalance and global sagittal imbalance are risk factors for postoperative cervical kyphosis after expansive open-door cervical laminoplasty (ELAP). The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the incidence of postoperative cervical kyphosis after ELAP and the preoperative global sagittal spinal alignment in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) without spinal sagittal imbalance. METHODS Among 84 consecutive patients who underwent ELAP for CSM at the authors' hospital, 43 patients without preoperative cervical kyphosis (C2-7 angle ≥ 0°) and spinal sagittal imbalance (C2-7 sagittal vertical axis [SVA] ≤ 80 mm and C-7 SVA ≤ 95 mm) were included in the study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2017.12.SPINE17557DOI Listing
August 2018
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Cervical Hyperostosis Leading to Dyspnea, Aspiration and Dysphagia: Strategies to Improve Patient Management.

Front Surg 2018 24;5:33. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Klinikum Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany.

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is a rare but well known cause of dysphagia. In very few cases aspiration and dyspnea are described as a clinical manifestation. An 82-year-old man presented himself in our clinic with severe dyspnea, aspiration, and pneumonia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fsurg.2018.00033DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5928235PMC
April 2018
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Severe hip joint motion restriction in a patient with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 May;97(18):e0652

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Taegu, Republic of Korea.

Rationale: Severe limitation of motion (LOM) in the spine occasionally occurs in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH). However, in extraspinal areas, significant LOM has rarely been reported. In this study, we report a patient with DISH who had severe motion restriction within both hip joints. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000010652DOI Listing
May 2018
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Thoracic aortic aneurysm is an independent factor associated with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis.

Bone Joint J 2018 05;100-B(5):617-621

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Nagano, Japan.

Aims: Although we often encounter patients with an aortic aneurysm who also have diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), there are no reports to date of an association between these two conditions and the pathogenesis of DISH remains unknown. This study therefore evaluated the prevalence of DISH in patients with a thoracic aortic aneurysm (AA).

Patients And Methods: The medical records of 298 patients who underwent CT scans for a diagnosis of an AA or following high-energy trauma were retrospectively examined. Read More

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http://online.boneandjoint.org.uk/doi/10.1302/0301-620X.100B
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.100B5.BJJ-2017-1298.R1DOI Listing
May 2018
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Simultaneous Bilateral Quadriceps Tendon Rupture in a Patient with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis after Minimal Trauma: Eight-Year Follow-Up.

Case Rep Orthop 2018 22;2018:5047138. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Istanbul Research and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: The purpose of this report was to describe a very rare case of simultaneous bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture seen in a patient who was diagnosed as having diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis.

Case Presentation: A man aged 64 years presented to the emergency department with bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture. Surgical repair was performed with suture anchors and a stainless steel cable. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5842721PMC
February 2018
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Rich table but short life: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis in Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) and its possible consequences.

PLoS One 2018 19;13(4):e0195920. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

PACEA-UMR 5199, University of Bordeaux, Pessac, France.

The exhumation of Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) was performed in 2010 to verify speculative views on the cause of his death. Previous analyses of skeletal and hair remains recovered from his grave refuted the presumption that he died from poisoning. These studies also outlined the possibility that he actually died from an acute illness, echoing the rather vague and inaccurate testimony of some historical records. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5909615PMC
July 2018
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Anterior longitudinal ligament in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: Ossified or displaced?

J Orthop Res 2018 Sep 24;36(9):2491-2496. Epub 2018 May 24.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, Box 85500, 3508 GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is often theorized to be an ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament (ALL). Using computed tomography (CT) imaging and cryomacrotome sectioning, we investigated the spatial relationship between the ALL and newly formed bone in DISH to test this hypothesis. In the current study, four human cadaveric spines diagnosed with DISH using CT imaging were frozen and sectioned using a cryomacrotome. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jor.24020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6175084PMC
September 2018
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The Natural Course of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis in the Thoracic Spine of Adult Males.

J Rheumatol 2018 Aug 15;45(8):1116-1123. Epub 2018 Apr 15.

From the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, and the Department of Radiology, University Medical Centre Utrecht; the Image Science Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Objective: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is characterized by flowing bony bridges on the right side of the spine. Knowledge of the development of these spinal bridges is limited. The current longitudinal computed tomography (CT) study was designed to bridge this gap. Read More

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August 2018
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Etiopathogenesis of Traumatic Spinal Epidural Hematoma.

Neurospine 2018 Mar 28;15(1):101-107. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Division of Spinal Surgery, Department of Orthopedics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy.

Spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) is a rare cause of nerve root or cord compression; its pathogenesis is not always clearly recognizable. The aim of this paper was to investigate possible etiopathological factors in a consecutive series of patients affected by traumatic SEH treated at our institution. Seven patients with neurologic impairment due to traumatic SEH were retrospectively analyzed after diagnosis and surgical treatment. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5944636PMC
March 2018
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Bone mineral density changes over time in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis of the thoracic spine.

Bone 2018 07 9;112:90-96. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is an increasingly prevalent ankylosing condition. Patients with DISH have an increased risk of spinal fractures, hypothetically the result of biomechanical changes in the spine. The aim of this study was to analyze the occurrence of biomechanical stress shielding in patients with DISH. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2018.04.005DOI Listing
July 2018
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Extracapsular fracture of the femur in an elderly male from the Church of Nossa Senhora da Anunciada (Setúbal, Portugal).

Int J Paleopathol 2018 Sep 5;22:18-22. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

Research Centre for Anthropology and Health, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behaviour, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal. Electronic address:

In modern populations, hip fractures in older people are associated with high morbidity and mortality. Their incidence is rising; notwithstanding, fractures of the proximal femur are still relatively uncommon in archeological contexts. This case study represents a well-healed hip fracture in an aged male skeleton from Church of Nossa Senhora da Anunciada (16th-19th centuries AD) in Setúbal (Portugal). Read More

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September 2018
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Prevalence of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Diagnosed by Whole Spine Computed Tomography: A Preliminary Study.

Clin Orthop Surg 2018 Mar 27;10(1):41-46. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Cheju Halla General Hospital, Jeju, Korea.

Background: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is characterized by ossification of the enthesis. The diagnosis has been mainly based on the chest or whole spine lateral plain film. Recently, chest or thoracolumbar computed tomography (CT) has been reported to be more reliable for the diagnosis of DISH. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4055/cios.2018.10.1.41DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5851853PMC
March 2018
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Factors associated with bone metabolism in patients with cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament accompanied with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis.

SICOT J 2018 16;4. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan.

Introduction: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) are both characterized as ossification in paravertebral ligaments and sometimes present simultaneously, however, the bone metabolism in patients with cervical OPLL accompanying/not accompanying DISH has not well been studied. Thus, a retrospective analysis was performed to understand any differences in bone metabolism in these patients.

Methods: Male patients who underwent surgery for OPLL were divided into two groups based on the presence or absence of DISH (OD and O group, respectively). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/sicotj/2017061DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5855498PMC
March 2018
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A recording form for differential diagnosis of arthropathies.

Int J Paleopathol 2018 03 4;20:45-49. Epub 2018 Feb 4.

Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology and Animal Physiology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Barrio Sarriena s/n 48940, Leioa, Bizkaia, Spain. Electronic address:

The present study is focused on a group of arthropathies that may have very similar bone manifestations (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis), which makes it more difficult to diagnose them in human remains from archaeological contexts. A stepwise recording form was designed in order to improve the identification and differential diagnosis of these pathological conditions in bone remains, particularly in joint manifestations of the spine, pelvis, hands, feet and other limb joints. This recording form was applied in the analysis of two medieval individuals from the Basque Country (Spain) who presented very severe arthropathic manifestations. Read More

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March 2018
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Degenerative changes of the thoracic spine do exist in patients with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: a detailed thoracic spine CT analysis.

Acta Radiol 2018 Nov 26;59(11):1343-1350. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

1 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Background Degenerative intervertebral disease (DID) is an exclusion criterion in the Resnick and Niwayama radiographic classification for diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH). However, although DID was previously described in DISH, no systematic computed tomography (CT) analysis has been reported so far. Purpose To assess for the presence and prevalence of such changes on CT examinations of the thoracic spine of individuals with DISH. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0284185118761205DOI Listing
November 2018
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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis-On the Wrong Side?

Arthritis Rheumatol 2018 Jul 23;70(7):1165. Epub 2018 May 23.

Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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July 2018
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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Extended to the Lumbar Segment Is a Risk Factor of Reoperation in Patients Treated Surgically for Lumbar Stenosis.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2018 Oct;43(20):1446-1453

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wajokai Eniwa Hospital, Eniwa, Hokkaido, Japan.

Study Design: Retrospective longitudinal cohort study.

Objective: To investigate the association between diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) and reoperation in patients treated surgically for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) in long-term results.

Summary Of Background Data: Few studies have evaluated DISH as a potential risk factor of poor surgical results for LSS. Read More

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October 2018
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Traumatic spondyloptosis at the thoracolumbar junction in a patient with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: A case report.

J Orthop Sci 2018 Feb 22. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

Department of Orthopedics Surgery, Toyama Prefectural Central Hospital, Japan.

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February 2018
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