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zms2187's version from 2017-01-29 06:23

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back pain improved with sitting or leaning forward, suspicion for what dx spinal stenosis
straight-leg raise test (reproduction of pain extending below the knee with 10 degrees to 60 degrees of leg elevation), weakness and diminished reflexes at the ankles, and sensory loss in the feetherniated disk
further testing for spinal stenosis or disk herniation? no imaging indicated unless neurologic issues- conservative tx
suspect inflammatory spondyloarthropathy, imaging? CT noncon is reasonable if you suspect sacroilitis
tx spinal stenosis conservative -
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