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396 Possible Causes for Mid Back Pain

  • Osteoporosis

    The compression fractures in the spine, caused by weakened vertebrae can lead to pain in your mid-back area.[umms.org] The fractures often stabilize on their own and the pain goes away, but sometimes the pain persists because the crushed bone continues to move around and break.[umms.org]

  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    pain that is: Most commonly felt in mid to lower part of the spine, but may also be felt on the sides or in the front.[gatewaypain.com] A vertebral compression fracture causes back pain. The pain typically occurs near the break itself.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] Loss of height, as much as 6 inches over time Stooped over posture or kyphosis, also called a "dowager’s hump" Compression fractures may also occur suddenly, causing severe back[gatewaypain.com]

  • Transverse Process Fracture

    I too, have severe mid-lower back pain where they broke off.[medhelp.org] I have enormous back pain which which varies from my mid-lower back to the entire length of my back.[medhelp.org]

  • Acute Pancreatitis

    pain with radiation to the back.[medbullets.com] It often penetrates to the mid back, but may also radiate into the chest, lower back or lower abdomen.[livehealthy.chron.com] The pain may radiate throughout the abdomen and into the chest or mid back, is often associated with nausea and vomiting, and may be worse when the patient is supine.[aafp.org]

  • Spinous Process Fracture

    PURPOSE: To assess the clinical and radiologic outcome of osteoporotic thoracolumbar junctional fracture accompanied by spinous process fracture (SPF) without posterior ligament injury. METHODS: A total of 391 patients with single-level osteoporotic thoracolumbar junctional (T10-L2) fracture were selectively[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    Referred pain-pain that is felt in a superficial area distant from the actual deep structure from which it originates-may be experienced in the right scapula, mid-back, or[nursingcenter.com] […] that radiates to the mid back or right scapular tip.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pain intensity often increases with movement or respirations, and a positive Murphy sign strengthens support of the diagnosis.[nursingcenter.com]

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Mid-back pain or discomfort Where a bra strap would sit and may be eased by leaning forward. Indigestion Not responding to medication.[pancreaticcanceraction.org]

  • Meningitis

    Checklists can standardize patient care, reduce errors, and improve health outcomes. For meningitis in resource-limited settings, with high patient loads and limited financial resources, central nervous system diagnostic algorithms may be useful to guide diagnosis and treatment. However, the cost effectiveness of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Trauma

    Four cases of acute hyperesthesia after spinal trauma are presented. An attempt is made to characterize the natural history of this syndrome. In the three cases with truncal sensory aberration, hyperesthetic zones developed only anteriorly. All four patients demonstrated spontaneous relief of pain within 2[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myelitis

    Pain in the back, extremities, or abdomen, as well as tingling, numbness, burning sensations (paresthesias), are common Sexual dysfunction is also the result of sensory and[rarediseases.org] In most patients a sensory level is documented, most commonly in the mid-thoracic region in adults or the cervical region in children.[rarediseases.org]

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