Imaging modalities for low back pain in children: a review of spondyloysis and undiagnosed mechanical back pain.

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PURPOSE Mechanical low back pain is common in the pediatric population; recent studies have shown that undiagnosed mechanical low back pain (UMLBP) is the most common cause of low back pain presenting in adolescents, accounting for up to 78% of cases. Spondylolysis/spondylolisthesis is the most common cause with diagnosed pathology observed in this age… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318287fffb

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@article{Miller2013ImagingMF, title={Imaging modalities for low back pain in children: a review of spondyloysis and undiagnosed mechanical back pain.}, author={Robert Miller and Nicholas Beck and Norma Rendon Sampson and Xiaowei Zhu and John J Flynn and Denis Drummond}, journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics}, year={2013}, volume={33 3}, pages={282-8} }