Baastrup syndrome with marked enhancement

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Back pain

Case Discussion

Baastrup syndrome (also referred to as kissing spines) results from adjacent spinous processes in the lumbar spine rubbing against each other and resulting in focal midline pain and tenderness relieved by flexion and aggravated by extension. 

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rID: 5363
Case created: 8th Jan 2009
Last edited: 10th May 2017
Tag: spine
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