Baastrup's disease

Baastrup's disease

a bony proliferation between the dorsal spinous processes in the lumbar spine of humans. A similar condition has been noted radiographically in dogs, particularly large breeds and especially in Boxers. The clinical significance is unknown.
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Although cervical SPs only rarely overlap, as in Baastrup's disease (16,17), there is some evidence that the mastoid process occasionally overlaps the C1 as seen on an anterior-to-posterior open mouth (APOM) radiograph (18).