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37 Possible Causes for Paravertebral Muscle Spasm

  • 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[emedicine.medscape.com] […] lumbar spine The pain is described variably as sharp, nagging, or dull; movement may exacerbate pain; in some cases, pain radiates to the abdomen Pain is often accompanied by paravertebral[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis due to Salmonella

    There was tenderness on palpation along the lumbar spine posteriorly, associated with paravertebral muscle spasms. There were no neurological finding.[jstage.jst.go.jp]

  • Spinal Tuberculosis

    Physical examination of the spine reveals localised tenderness and paravertebral muscle spasm.[rxpgonline.com]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis

    Vertebral osteomyelitis causes localized back pain and tenderness with paravertebral muscle spasm that is unresponsive to conservative treatment.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    Tenderness and spasms of the paravertebral muscles may be present at the level of the vertebral defect and surrounding segments.[veterans.gc.ca]

  • Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

    Osteopenia and osteoporosis are two disorders caracterized by bone density loss. Osteopenia has no recognizable symptoms. There is no noticeable pain or change as bone becomes thinner. However, the risk of fractures is increased due to reduced bone density. Osteoporosis remains asymptomatic until skeletal[…][symptoma.com]

  • 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[…][nice.org.uk]

  • 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[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    BACKGROUND: Endoscopic spine surgery has become increasingly popular. However, no study has researched the predictive factors for different outcomes. This study is the first to evaluate the outcome predictors of the transforaminal endoscopic spine system (TESSYS) technique for lumbar disk herniation (LDH).[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Transverse Process Fracture

    Pain Pract. 2014 Nov;14(8):752-6. doi: 10.1111/papr.12213. Epub 2014 Apr 21. Author information 1 Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea. Abstract Lumbar spine transverse process fractures (LSTPFs) are uncommon and frequently overlooked on plain film[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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