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August 27, 2014
 
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Presented by: Jonathan A. Tuttle, MD and M. Neil Woodall, MD
This case illustrates the importance of a comprehensive neurological examination in all spine patients. The patient, a 62-year-old female, presented with the chief complaint of low back pain radiating into the right leg exacerbated by prolonged sitting and valsalva. Harel Deutsch, MD discusses this interesting and complex case.

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Cervical Myelopathy with Severe Lumbar Degenerative Disease
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Are Antibiotics a Treatment Option for Low Back Pain
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Arachnoiditis is a rare, but extremely debilitating, chronic pain condition caused by injury to the arachnoid layer of the spinal cord. The most severe cases of arachnoiditis produce the worst form of lumbar pain. The goal of treatment is to improve a patient's function and quality of life by alleviating (but not eliminating) symptoms, especially pain.

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