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Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.900.480
C23.550.751.500
Unique ID
D017887
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017887
Scope Note
A calcification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spinal column, usually at the level of the cervical spine. It is often associated with anterior ankylosing hyperostosis.
Entry Version
OPLL
Entry Term(s)
Calcification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament
Posterior Longitudinal Ligament Calcification
Posterior Longitudinal Ligament Ossification
NLM Classification #
WE 727
Previous Indexing
Calcinosis (1969-1993)
Ossification, Heterotopic (1967-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/02/16
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament Preferred
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