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Low back pain

Low back pain is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • Muscular strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Herniated disk
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Sciatica
  • Sacroiliitis, eg, ankylosing spondylitis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Metastatic cancer
  • Compression fracture, eg, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma
  • Osteomyelitis or epidural abscess
  • Cauda equina tumor
  • Ischial bursitis
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Duodenal ulcer
  • Kidney stones or pyelonephritis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Prostatitis
  • Hip osteoarthritis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Low Back Pain." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114012/all/Low_back_pain.
Zeiger RF. Low back pain. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114012/all/Low_back_pain. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Low back pain. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114012/all/Low_back_pain
Zeiger RF. Low Back Pain [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114012/all/Low_back_pain.
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