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Hyperostosis, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hyperostosis, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.540.410
C05.116.900.815.651
Unique ID
D004057
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004057
Scope Note
A disease of elderly men characterized by large osteophytes that bridge vertebrae and ossification of ligaments and tendon insertions.
Entry Term(s)
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis with Tylosis
Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis
Forestier Disease
Forestier's Disease
Forestier-Rotes Disease
Vertebral Ankylosing Hyperostosis
NLM Classification #
WE 727
Previous Indexing
Spinal Diseases (1966-1984)
Spinal Osteophytosis (1966-1984)
Spondylitis, Ankylosing (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SPINAL OSTEOPHYTOSIS 1990; was DIFFUSE IDIOPATHIC SKELETAL HYPEROSTOSIS see under SPINAL OSTEOPHYTOSIS 1985-89
Online Note
use HYPEROSTOSIS, DIFFUSE IDIOPATHIC SKELETAL to search DIFFUSE IDIOPATHIC SKELETAL HYPEROSTOSIS 1985-89
History Note
91(90); was see under SPINAL OSTEOPHYTOSIS 1990; was DIFFUSE IDIOPATHIC SKELETAL HYPEROSTOSIS see under SPINAL OSTEOPHYTOSIS 1985-89
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/04/06
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Hyperostosis, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Preferred
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