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An uncommon cause of back pain in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15640434     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Back pain is a major cause of disability worldwide. A case of a 29 year old Caucasian woman with low back pain secondary to an uncommon benign condition called osteitis condensans ilii is presented and the literature is reviewed. Limited information in the literature combined with poor awareness across the specialty and among the primary care physicians leads to an extensive investigation and misdiagnosis of this benign condition. This report emphasis the salient features and the differential diagnosis in diagnosing and managing this rare condition.
R Vadivelu; T P Green; R Bhatt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  81     ISSN:  0032-5473     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-10     Completed Date:  2005-05-09     Revised Date:  2009-10-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Low Back Pain / etiology*
Lumbar Vertebrae / radiography
Osteitis / complications*,  diagnosis
Puerperal Disorders / etiology*

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