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Revista de otorrinolaringología y cirugía de cabeza y cuello

 ISSN 0718-4816

ANAGUARI T., Noemith; ARANGO A., Susana    ZAPATER S., Isabel. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, an infrequent cause of dysphagia and hoarseness. Rev. Otorrinolaringol. Cir. Cabeza Cuello []. 2020, 80, 4, pp.518-521. ISSN 0718-4816.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-48162020000400518.

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is a systemic disease characterized by ossi- fication of the anterior longitudinal ligament of the spine. Patients are usually asympto- matic, or present mild pain or stiffness, however cervical compromise can cause dysphagia, dyspnea and dysphonia. We present the case of a 63-year-old patient with hoarseness and dysphagia. Studies revealed anterior displacement of the arytenoid cartilage and collapse of the pyriform sinus secondary to an osteophyte at C4 level. The patient showed improvement with conservative management. We present a discussion about this case and the available scientific evidence on the diagnosis and treatment of this pathology.

: dysphonia; swallowing disorders; hyperostosis; osteophyte; diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis.

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