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CAUSES OF BACK PAIN

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CAUSES OF BACK PAIN

1. Spinal fracture - sudden onset + self limiting.
2. Ankylosing spondylitis - sacroilitis + pain worse at night + morning stiffness + better with activity.
3. Pancreatitis/dissecting AAA - abdominal pain which radiates to the back.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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