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Lumbalgia: an important situation for a diagnostic delay

Lumbalgia: an important situation for a diagnostic delay

 

Lumbalgia is a very common symptom in clinical practice. Although more than ninety per cent  of the occasions is associated with a benign problem,  the real challenge is to discriminate when an important disease or situation is responsible for the pain. Continue reading Lumbalgia: an important situation for a diagnostic delay

Young adults and lumbalgia

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Chicago 2013. Author: Hernández Negre www.hernandeznegre.com

Lumbalgia or low back pain is a dangerous name. In the Emergency Department (ED) is a common  problem referred by patients. Usually is associated with a herniated intervertebral disc but also could be the alarm symptom of a spinal cord compression or a vertebral metastases and a complete anamnesis and physical examination are mandatory…

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