DISH (diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis)
A form of degenerative arthritis characteristically associated with flowing calcification along the sides of the vertebrae of the spine and, commonly, inflammation (tendinitis) and calcification of the tendons at their attachments points to bone. Because areas of the spine and tendons can become inflamed, antiinflammatory medications (NSAIDs), such ibuprofen, can be helpful in both relieving pain and inflammation. Also called

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