Back pain in children

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This article describes a quick, straightforward examination for back pain in children. The differential diagnosis is given, along with warning signs of serious causes of back pain. Guidelines are given for handling the more common problem of nonspecific back pain and minimizing unnecessary radiographs and other tests.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-103
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent opinion in pediatrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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