National Awards “Science and Research”
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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS IN AXIAL BACK PAIN AT CHILD
Most cases of back axial pain of the child, are lying on the border between pathology and surgical medical specialties.
Continuous pain lasting more than two weeks can be a sign of severe pathologies, imposing the urgent clinical, laboratory and imaging investigation.
It identifies several causes that can produce axial back pain in childhood: Scheuermann’s disease, symptomatic scoliosis (secondary), spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, spondylodiscitis, sacroileitis, fractures of the column, spine tumors and rheumatic spondyloarthropathies.
Keywords: back pain, child, causes
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