Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.


Tender Back 29 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 29 conditions that can cause Tender Back.

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There are 5 common conditions that can cause Tender Back.
  1. Acute Back Strain or Sprain
  2. Back Injury
  3. Cellulitis
  4. Chest Contusion
  5. Chronic Back Strain or Sprain
There are 2 somewhat common conditions that can cause Tender Back.
  1. Fibromyalgia
  2. Herniated Disk
There are 10 uncommon conditions that can cause Tender Back.
  1. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  2. Burns
  3. Herpes Zoster
  4. Kidney Injury
  5. Kidney Stone
  6. Osteomyelitis
  7. Rib Fracture
  8. Sickle Cell Anemia
  9. Spinal Cord Injury
  10. Vertebral Compression Fracture
There are 12 rare conditions that can cause Tender Back.
  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  2. Bone Tumor
  3. Chondrosarcoma
  4. Cystinuria
  5. Dermatomyositis
  6. Discitis
  7. Enchondroma
  8. Hyperoxaluria
  9. Kyphosis
  10. Osteosarcoma
  11. Pathologic Bone Fracture
  12. Pyelonephritis

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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