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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
Tehran University of Medical Sciences Press
ISSN: 1018-4406
EISSN: 2008-2150
Vol. 21, No. 3, 2011, pp. 259-270
Bioline Code: pe11046
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2011, pp. 259-270

 en Low Back Pain in Children and Adolescents: an Algorithmic Clinical Approach
Kordi, Ramin & Rostami, Mohsen


Low back pain (LBP) is common among children and adolescents. In younger children particularly those under 3, LBP should be considered as an alarming sign for more serious underlying pathologies. However, similar to adults, non specific low back pain is the most common type of LBP among children and adolescents. In this article, a clinical algorithmic approach to LBP in children and adolescents is presented.

Low Back Pain; Bone Malalignment; Spondylolysis; Algorithms; Children

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