GEORGE L. LAMBRIGHT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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When I was asked to discuss backache from a medical standpoint it was understood that the discussion was to be limited to those aches which are experienced in the lumbar and sacral regions. My remarks will be confined to this locality.
Backache, like headache, fever, and blood pressure is a symptom, and may require considerable investigation on the part of the physician before its cause is ascertained. All of us realize that there are a large number of causes. Fortunately other symptoms are commonly associated with backache which make it appear at once only incidental to the condition. We should
LAMBRIGHT GL. Etiology of Backache in Medical Practice(Etiology of Backache in Medical Practice*). Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:807–809. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-8-807
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(8):807-809.
Back Pain, Rheumatology.
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