Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Mechanical Low Back Pain?

James W. Pritchett, MD

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December 15, 2017

Any history of new-onset bowel or bladder dysfunction (eg, urinary hesitancy, overflow incontinence) with back pain is suggestive of cauda equina syndrome. This is particularly true if other, new neurologic deficits are also present.

For more on the presentation of back pain, read here.

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