Ossification of the posterior longitudinal spinal ligament in association with anterior longitudinal ligament ankylosing hyperostosis: case report

Z H Rappaport, R Rovit


A case of ossification of the posterior spinal longitudinal ligament in association with anterior ankylosing hyperostosis is presented, with a review of the relevant literature. Improvement followed laminectomy. Evaluation of this entity by computerized tomography is demonstrated.


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