Posterior lumbar subcutaneous edema

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Low back pain

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Posterior lumbar subcutaneous edema. No intervertebral disc herniation. Lower lumbar facet joint arthropathy. 

Case Discussion

Posterior lumbar subcutaneous edema is almost certainly obesity-related. 

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Case information

rID: 62162
Published: 9th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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