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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Summary

Description: A disease of elderly men characterized by large osteophytes that bridge vertebrae and ossification of ligaments and tendon insertions.

Also Known As: Hyperostosis, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal; Ankylosing Hyperostoses, Vertebral; Ankylosing Hyperostosis, Vertebral; Disease, Forestier; Hyperostoses, Vertebral Ankylosing Show All >>

Networked: 117 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Teriparatide (Parathar) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  2. Insulin (Novolin) : 2 studies in 10 results : FDA 2
  3. Forestier's disease : 1 study in 51 results : IBA
  4. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  5. Glucose (Dextrose) : 1 study in 5 results : FDA 175 Generic
  6. Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins (Growth Factors) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  7. Adipokines : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Isotretinoin (Accutane) : 5 results : FDA 6 Generic
  9. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 4 results : FDA 33 Generic
  10. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1) : 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

  1. Hyperostosis
  2. Obesity
  3. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  4. Osteophyte
  5. Osteoarthritis
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Key Therapies for Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

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  1. Arthroplasty : 5 results
  2. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement) : 2 results
  3. Musculoskeletal Manipulations (Manipulative Therapy) : 1 result
  4. Tracheostomy : 1 result
  5. Spinal Fusion (Spondylosyndesis) : 1 result
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