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503 Possible Causes for Back Pain, Unable to Stand

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Because of refractory disease associated to atypical features such as severe inflammatory low back pain, dull and achy pain in the thighs, claudication of the lower limbs[] While the knees to chest pose releases toxins, it also helps relieve back pain and discomfort.[] Symptoms Symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica can include: Sudden pain and stiffness in the: Shoulders Upper arms Neck Lower back Hips Thighs The pain and stiffness tends to[]

  • Radiculomyelopathy

    A 27-year-old woman with gait disturbance and shoulder pain radiating into the right upper arm and back presented for clinical evaluation.[]

  • Myelitis

    […] characterized by sudden neck and back pain, with loss of bladder or bowel control.[] Symptoms include back pain followed by ascending weakness in the legs. There is no cure. Many patients are left with permanent disabilities or paralysis.[] Sharp pains are common. Poliomyelitis is accompanied by fever, headache, nausea, fatigue, stiffness and pain in the neck, back and extremities.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    After 6 months, she came back with acute onset of weakness in lower limbs, back pain, fever and urinary incontinence.[] Patients may be unable to stand or walk despite reasonable strength, especially when ophthalmoparesis or impaired proprioception is present.[] GBS symptoms may include: lower limb numbness and tingling, symmetrical leg and arm weakness, severe back pain, muscle aching and cramping, shortness of breath and bieralfacial[]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    An 8-year-old previously healthy boy presents with back pain and fever for 4 days. He complains of pain in the low back, which is increased with bending or twisting.[] Abstract Because spinal epidural abscess is usually ignored in the preliminary differential diagnosis of low back pain, appropriate treatment may be delayed.[] Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is a rare but potentially catastrophic cause of back pain.[]

  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    pain and psychosocial interactions, biomechanics, and more.[] […] chapters to present all of the most up-to-date information available on every aspect of spine surgery including motion preservation technologies, endovascular management, back[]

  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    We describe a 65-year-old man who presented with sudden paraplegia and back pain of 4-days duration with sensory loss below the umbilicus and bilateral scalp necrosis.[] Ten days after a trivial strike to the neck and back, he had sudden back pain, weakness of the upper and lower extremities, developed dyspnea and became unconscious.[] SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Diagnostic and therapeutic image-guided nerve root injection is commonly performed in the management of low back pain and sciatica.[]

  • Acute Transverse Myelitis

    These symptoms included bilateral lower extremity paresthesias, back pains in the thoracic and lumbar areas and pronounced lower extremity weakness.[] By the following day the weakness had progressed to a flaccid paraparesis of both lower limbs and she was unable to support herself in a standing position.[] He also had mechanical back pain and unexplained neurological symptoms.[]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

    Patients with incomplete spinal cord injuries may complain of pain in other areas and not notice the severity of neck of back pain.[] Review Questions: Case 3Following surgical repair of a knife wound the patient is unable to stand or walk becausehe is unable to move or bear weight on his right leg.[] Red flags See also separate Neck Pain (Cervicalgia) and Torticollis and Low Back Pain and Sciatica articles.[]

  • Paraparesis

    We report a case of a 48-year-old man with chronic back pain attributed to discogenic lumbar radiculopathy who underwent a fluoroscopy-guided L2-3 interlaminar epidural steroid[] I couldn’t stand longer than 20 minutes and I needed a cane to get around.[] She was being lifted up by her friends and fell landing on her feet then rolled onto her back initially with no pain or neurological sequelae.[]

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