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Differential diagnosis, causes of Back pain (backache)

These are the possible causes and differential diagnosis (DDx) of a case complaining of backache (Back pain)
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Causes of back pain can be :

1- Mechanical
- Disc prolapse.
- Lumber spondylosis.
- Muscle spasm due to fracture.

2- Inflammatory
- Sero -ve arthropathy 

- Brucellosis

3- Metabolic

4- Neoplasm
-Multiple myeloma

5- Referred pain
-Cancer pancreas
-Renal colic
-Retroperitonial haematoma
-Diseases of cervix or prostate


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