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13 Possible Causes for Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg

  • Gas Gangrene

    Abstract A 62-year-old man was first seen with acute pancreatitis with diffuse intrapancreatic gas and pneumoperitoneum. An immediate exploratory operation revealed diffuse pancreatic necrosis but no perforated viscus; postoperatively, the patient rapidly died. This case represents a constellation of extremely[…][]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to describe national trends in spinal decompression without fusion and discectomy procedures in the US pediatric inpatient population. METHODS: The Kids' Inpatient Database (KID) was queried for pediatric patients with primary diagnoses of spinal spondylolysis/stenosis or disc[…][]

  • Sciatica

    BACKGROUND: Chronic low back pain (LBP) and sciatica can occur without obvious structural causes and are often resistant to conventional analgesic drugs. The effect of periradicular injection of meloxicam on LBP with or without a radicular component was assessed. A secondary objective of this prospective[…][]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    1 Recommendations 1.1 Secukinumab is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, as an option for treating active ankylosing spondylitis in adults whose disease has responded inadequately to conventional therapy (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or TNF‑alpha inhibitors). The drug is recommended only if the[…][]

  • Lumbar Osteoarthritis

    J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2015 Apr;19(2):273-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 May 15. Author information 1 Department of Biomechanics, Medicine and Rehabilitation of the Locomotor Apparatus, Medical School of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. 2 Department of Biomechanics, Medicine[…][]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Abstract In this study, we tried to describe the characteristics of pain and explore the association between the incidence of pain and abnormal laboratory test results in patients during the acute phase of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).This retrospective cohort study enrolled 252 patients with GBS who were in the[…][]

  • Back Muscle Spasms

    Back pain sometimes strikes without warning. One minute you’re bending over or lifting something heavy; the next minute you’re unable to move. Sudden onset of muscle spasm in the low back is surprisingly common. In fact, approximately eight out of 10 adults will experience it at some point during their lives. More[…][]

  • Lumbar Strain

    Lumbar strain is a painful injury of musculature, ligaments and/or tendons of the lower back. They usually result from physical overload and trauma. Located, sharp lower back pain is the most common symptom of LS. Pain often limits the range of motion of the lumbar spine and certain movements, particularly those[…][]

  • Reiter's Syndrome

    To study the incidence and presenting clinical and microbiological features in subgroups of reactive arthritides. In a defined community and during a 2-year period, we studied prospectively patients between 18 and 60 years with onset of suspected reactive arthritis, primarily seen by general practitioners. Annual[…][]

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Snapshot A 52-year-old man complained of low back pain radiating to the left buttock, posterior thigh and lateral leg.[]

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