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A 38-year-old female asked:

What does heterotopic calcification posterior to the spinous process of c4. calcification in the anterior longitudinal ligament at c4-5 mean?

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Dr. Richard Horak ii
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Calcium: The term heterotopic ossification (HO) describes bone formation at an abnormal anatomical site, usually in soft tissue. Other than surgically removing the tissue very conservative care is the typical approach. If pain is an issue then you may have to see a specialist.
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