Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

    Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis or DISH is a disease of the ligaments of the spine.  The ligaments that support the spine become ossified and turn to bone.  DISH occurs in 19% of men and 4% of women over 50 years old.  This syndrome is asymptomatic.  Occasionally, swallowing problems may occur due to nerve […]

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