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Vertebral sarcoidosis with paravertebral ossification.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  416829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A young black male with sarcoidosis developed quadriplegia after a fall. Roentgenograms of the spine revealed extensive lytic and scierotic changes with paravertebral bony bridges simulating ankylosing spondylitis. He recovered on corticosteroid therapy after laminectomy and cervical fusion. Review of the literature suggests that this case of vertebral sarcoidosis is the most severe yet reported and the first with paravertebral ossification.
Authors:
S G Perlman; J Damergis; P Witorsch; F D Cooney; S F Gunther; W F Barth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arthritis and rheumatism     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0004-3591     ISO Abbreviation:  Arthritis Rheum.     Publication Date:  1978 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-05-17     Completed Date:  1978-05-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370605     Medline TA:  Arthritis Rheum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cervical Vertebrae* / radiography
Humans
Lumbar Vertebrae* / radiography
Male
Ossification, Heterotopic / complications*,  diagnosis
Quadriplegia / etiology
Sarcoidosis / complications*,  diagnosis
Spinal Diseases* / complications,  diagnosis

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