Purpose: To evaluate a patient with back pain findings that may indicated an underlying malignant tumor.
Certain findings in a patient with low back pain should prompt consideration of vertebral tumor as the underlying cause for the pain. Back pain may be the first indication of an underlying malignancy.
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Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Objective: differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags
ICD-10: C72.9, M54.5,