Back Pain

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mthoma98
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78512
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Back Pain
Updated:
2011-04-09 21:00:58
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Anatomy
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  1. Paraspinal pain
    Muscle strain
  2. Osteoporosis
    Compression fracture
  3. Back asymmetry
    Scoliosis
  4. Abnormal gait (knee/hip flexed)
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Anterior slip of vertebrae (L5 over S1)
  5. Systemic sx
    Meningitis, Discitis
  6. Radiates to pelvis
    • Renal stones
    • Pyelonephritis
  7. Pain radiates down legs, worse with exertion, positive straight leg raise
    Disc herniation
  8. Pain radiates down legs, pain with walking and standing
    Spinal stenosis
  9. Pain radiates down legs, worse with rest, better with activity
    Ankylosing spondylitis
  10. Pain radiates down legs and with rest
    Cancer
  11. Pain radiates down legs, saddle anesthesia, bladder/bowel dysfxn
    Cauda Equina Syndrome

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