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What was ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament in the lumbar region identified as?

Forestier's Disease

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****What is ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament in the lumbar region now identified as?

Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis or DISH

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What is hyperostosis?

a greater than necessary ossification of the bone at a site of ligament attachment

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