Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Lower Back Pain and Back Tenderness 14 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 14 conditions that can cause Lower Back Pain and Back Tenderness.

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There are 3 common conditions that can cause Lower Back Pain and Back Tenderness.
  1. Acute Back Strain or Sprain
  2. Back Injury
  3. Chronic Back Strain or Sprain
There are 2 somewhat common conditions that can cause Lower Back Pain and Back Tenderness.
  1. Fibromyalgia
  2. Herniated Disk
There are 3 uncommon conditions that can cause Lower Back Pain and Back Tenderness.
  1. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  2. Sickle Cell Anemia
  3. Vertebral Compression Fracture
There are 6 rare conditions that can cause Lower Back Pain and Back Tenderness.
  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  2. Bone Tumor
  3. Chondrosarcoma
  4. Enchondroma
  5. Pathologic Bone Fracture
  6. Pyelonephritis

Last Updated: Aug 27, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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