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Ligamentum Flavum

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  • OBJECTIVES: To describe an extremely unusual case of acute quadriparesis in a white female caused by calcification of the ligamentum flavum (LF) from C1 to T2, and to review briefly the pertinent literature [10].

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  1. Paraparesis secondary to sodium urate deposits in the ligamentum flavum. Reynolds, A.F., Wyler, A.R., Norris, H.T. Arch. Neurol. (1976) [Pubmed]
  2. Hypertrophy of ligamentum flavum in lumbar spinal stenosis associated with increased proteinase inhibitor concentration. Park, J.B., Lee, J.K., Park, S.J., Riew, K.D. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. The incidence of lumbar ligamentum flavum midline gaps. Lirk, P., Moriggl, B., Colvin, J., Keller, C., Kirchmair, L., Rieder, J., Kolbitsch, C. Anesth. Analg. (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. Coffin-Lowry syndrome associated with calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition in the ligamenta flava. Ishida, Y., Oki, T., Ono, Y., Nogami, H. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. (1992) [Pubmed]
  5. Calcium pyrophosphate deposition in ligamentum flavum. Ellman, M.H., Vazquez, T., Ferguson, L., Mandel, N. Arthritis Rheum. (1978) [Pubmed]
  6. Ligamentum flavum: appearance on sagittal and coronal MR images. Ho, P.S., Yu, S.W., Sether, L.A., Wagner, M., Ho, K.C., Haughton, V.M. Radiology. (1988) [Pubmed]
  7. Cervical and high thoracic ligamentum flavum frequently fails to fuse in the midline. Lirk, P., Kolbitsch, C., Putz, G., Colvin, J., Colvin, H.P., Lorenz, I., Keller, C., Kirchmair, L., Rieder, J., Moriggl, B. Anesthesiology (2003) [Pubmed]
  8. Expression and localization of bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) and BMP receptors in ossification of the ligamentum flavum. Hayashi, K., Ishidou, Y., Yonemori, K., Nagamine, T., Origuchi, N., Maeda, S., Imamura, T., Kato, M., Yoshida, H., Sampath, T.K., ten Dijke, P., Sakou, T. Bone (1997) [Pubmed]
  9. Computed tomographic demonstration of calcification of the ligamenta flava of the lumbosacral spine in ankylosing spondylitis. Avrahami, E., Wigler, I., Stern, D., Caspi, D., Yaron, M. Ann. Rheum. Dis. (1988) [Pubmed]
  10. Acute quadriparesis caused by calcification of the entire cervical ligamentum flavum in a white female--report of an unusual case and a brief review of the literature: case report. Khan, M.H., Smith, P.N., Donaldson, W.F. Spine. (2005) [Pubmed]
  11. De novo osteogenesis from human ligamentum flavum by adenovirus-mediated bone morphogenetic protein-2 gene transfer. Yang, I.H., Kim, H., Kwon, U.H., Lee, K.I., Jun, J.A., Kim, J.H., Yun, C.O., Park, S.Y., Lee, H.M., Moon, S.H. Spine. (2005) [Pubmed]
  12. Cervical radiculomyelopathy caused by deposition of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystals in the ligamenta flava. Case report. Kawano, N., Yoshida, S., Ohwada, T., Yada, K., Sasaki, K., Matsuno, T. J. Neurosurg. (1980) [Pubmed]
  13. Elevated plasma fibronectin concentrations in patients with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament and ossification of the ligamentum flavum. Miyamoto, S., Yonenobu, K., Ono, K. Spine. (1993) [Pubmed]
  14. Surgical versus pharmacologic treatment of intraspinal gout. Chang, I.C. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. (2005) [Pubmed]
  15. Quantitative analysis of transforming growth factor-beta 1 in ligamentum flavum of lumbar spinal stenosis and disc herniation. Park, J.B., Chang, H., Lee, J.K. Spine. (2001) [Pubmed]
  16. Light and electron microscopy of hydroxyapatite depositions in the ligamentum flavum. Hijioka, A., Suzuki, K., Nakamura, T., Yokoyama, M., Kanazawa, Y. Spine. (1994) [Pubmed]
  17. Calcification inhibitors in human ligamentum flavum. Maruta, K., Ichimura, K., Matsui, H., Yamagami, T., Sano, A., Tsuji, H. J. Orthop. Res. (1993) [Pubmed]
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  19. Calcium carbonate apatite deposition in the cervical spine with associated vertebral destruction. Case report. Ojemann, J.G., Grubb, R.L., Kyriakos, M., Baker, K.B. J. Neurosurg. (1997) [Pubmed]
  20. Cervical myelopathy attributable to pseudogout. Case report with radiologic, histologic, and crystallographic observations. Berghausen, E.J., Balogh, K., Landis, W.J., Lee, D.D., Wright, A.M. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. (1987) [Pubmed]
  21. Magnetic resonance imaging of the cervical ligaments in the absence of trauma. Saifuddin, A., Green, R., White, J. Spine. (2003) [Pubmed]
  22. Characterization of cultured human ligamentum flavum cells in lumbar spine stenosis. Specchia, N., Pagnotta, A., Gigante, A., Logroscino, G., Toesca, A. J. Orthop. Res. (2001) [Pubmed]
  23. Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine. A case-control risk factor study. Wang, P.N., Chen, S.S., Liu, H.C., Fuh, J.L., Kuo, B.I., Wang, S.J. Spine. (1999) [Pubmed]
  24. Acute paraplegia in a patient with spinal tophi: a case report. Wang, L.C., Hung, Y.C., Lee, E.J., Chen, H.H. J. Formos. Med. Assoc. (2001) [Pubmed]
  25. Nerve fibers in lumbar spine structures and injured spinal roots express the sensory neuron-specific sodium channels SNS/PN3 and NaN/SNS2. Bucknill, A.T., Coward, K., Plumpton, C., Tate, S., Bountra, C., Birch, R., Sandison, A., Hughes, S.P., Anand, P. Spine. (2002) [Pubmed]
  26. Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease in cervical radiculomyelopathy. Chen, C.F., Chang, M.C., Wang, S.T., Liu, C.L., Chen, W. Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA. (2003) [Pubmed]
  27. Activation and localization of cartilage-derived morphogenetic protein-1 at the site of ossification of the ligamentum flavum. Nakase, T., Ariga, K., Yonenobu, K., Tsumaki, N., Luyten, F.P., Mukai, Y., Sato, I., Yoshikawa, H. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society. (2001) [Pubmed]
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