Baastrups disease

What is Baastrups disease?

Baastrup’s disease (also known as “kissing spines”) is due to degenerative change of the spinous processes and interspinous soft tissues of the spine, is a cause of back pain, and occurs with high frequency in the elderly. In this condition, the spinous processes contact one another and may be associated with osteophyte formation, sclerosis, edema, and cyst formation


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