Level 1: Back Pain – Initial History: Expert Panel DDX

How does your differential compare with the experts?

What related symptoms and risk factors would help you refine your differential diagnosis?

Experts’ DDX:

  1. Musculoskeletal Disorder
    1. Muscle strain
    2. Disk problem (herniation)
    3. Osteoarthritis (chronic degenerative process)
  2. Inflammatory process of spine
  3. Chronic muscle inflammation
  4. Nerve Compression of the Spine Secondary to a Tumor
    1. Prostate cancer
    2. Colon cancer