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23 Possible Causes for Mid Back Pain, Paraplegia, Paravertebral Muscle Spasm

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    A case of spinal epidural abscess has been presented with sinus tract formation at L4-L5 level, of pyogenic aetiology that progressed to paraplegia over the course of the[] Her mid lumbar back pain worsened this morning when she was walking in her kitchen.[] In a multivariate logistic regression model, an increasing baseline level of pain, the presence of paraplegia or quadriplegia on initial presentation, and a dorsally located[]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis

    Vertebral osteomyelitis causes localized back pain and tenderness with paravertebral muscle spasm that is unresponsive to conservative treatment.[] The patient presented with acute urinary retention and flaccid paraplegia.[] Osteomyelitis can affect any region of the spinal column—cervical (neck), thoracic (mid back), lumbar (low back) and/or sacral (sacrum).[]

  • Spinal Tuberculosis

    Physical examination of the spine reveals localised tenderness and paravertebral muscle spasm.[] Spinal tuberculosis leading to paraplegia is uncommon in pregnancy and is a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.[] CASE REPORTS: We report three cases of TB of the spinal cord in young males with paraplegia or paraparesis who were hospitalized over a one-year period.[]

  • Osteoporosis

    muscle spasms exacerbated by activity and decreased by lying supine Patients often remain motionless in bed because of fear of causing an exacerbation of pain Acute pain[] As much as 30 to 40 per cent of initial bone mass may be lost after six months of total immobilization, as in paraplegia and quadriplegia due to spinal cord injury.[] The compression fractures in the spine, caused by weakened vertebrae can lead to pain in your mid-back area.[]

  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report describing the development of spinal instability with resultant delayed paraplegia following BKP.[] 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.[] ., complete/incomplete paraplegia (distal spinal cord), malfunction of the vegetative system (conus medullaris), or cauda equina syndrome. Diagnostic work-up.[]

  • Spinous Process Fracture

    […] closed) 805.8 with hematomyelia - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury injury to paralysis - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury paraplegia[] ., and nearly 1/3 of these injuries are associated with a neurologic injury or paraplegia.[] Stabilization of thoracic spine fractures resulting in complete paraplegia. a long-term retrospective analysis. Spine 1994;19:1726. Weinstein JN, Collalto P, Lehmann TR.[]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    He developed back pain and paraplegia suddenly when the backboard was lifted for transport to the hospital.[] The disease can make the mid back round forward, a deformity called kyphosis.[] Pain may present along the spine and involve many spinal joints. In the mid back, progression can cause a rounding of the spine called kyphosis.[]

  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    muscles resulting in spasm."[] We report a case of T(10) paraplegia after uncomplicated spinal anesthesia in a patient undergoing emergency thrombectomy and femoral-popliteal bypass.[] The postoperative paraplegia was diagnosed as delayed-onset spinal cord infarction via magnetic resonance imaging.[]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    The epidural anesthetic contributed to considerable delay in the recognition of the diagnosis of paraplegia.[] Spinal stenosis may be in the neck, mid-back or low back. Spinal stenosis may cause just back or neck pain as well as accompanying arm pain or leg pain.[] The authors report a case of progressive thoracic myelopathy leading to paraplegia following severe thoracic spinal stenosis secondary to post-traumatic hypertrophy of thoracic[]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    Muscle Spasm- Muscle spasm is often reflex spasm of paravertebral muscles secondary to irritation or pinch of spinal nerve mostly within inter-vertebral foramina.[] Injuries usually affect the trunk and legs (paraplegia).[] […] and on the sides of the neck (The pain might increase when bending or turning the neck) Spasm of the neck muscles Symptoms of a herniated disc in the mid-back tend to be[]

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