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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis

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* Not a rare disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • DISH Forestier's disease
  • Forestier disease
  • DISH
  • Forestier-Rotes disease
  • Ankylosing vertebral hyperostosis with tylosis
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Your Questions Answered


4 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • My nephew has been suffering with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) for 20 years. His pain has been out of control for several years and he has severe insomnia. His doctor is retiring. What type of doctor should he see who might help him with his pain? Click here for answer

  • What type of medication used long-term can contribute to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)? Click here for answer

  • I am 52 years old.  I have had this illness for almost ten years. I had anterior neck surgery in 2008 and posterior neck surgery in 2009, with four titanium screws. May I ask you to help me or to guide me so I can treat this illness?  Because of this illness I lost everything. I am now totally disabled. Click here for answer

  • I have diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH), a condition also known as Forestier disease. I would like to learn more about this disease, including how it is treated.  Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • DISH Forestier's disease
  • Forestier disease
  • DISH
  • Forestier-Rotes disease
  • Ankylosing vertebral hyperostosis with tylosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.