More Details about Differential Diagnosis in Spine Surgery

General Information  
Author(s)John D Koerner and Alexander R Vaccaro and Daniel H Kim
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Publish YearApril 2016


This book describes some of the most common reasons patients with spinal pathology present to physicians, and explains the differential diagnosis and appropriate workup for each condition.

Key Features:
• Covers the spectrum of conditions which patients with spinal and nonspinal pathology may present to the clinician 

• Provides typical case presentations as well as the initial workup for each condition 

• Focuses not only on the most common causes for neck and back pain, but also discusses less common conditions 

• Presents ‘red flags’ for each patient scenario that could be indicative of serious conditions, as well as referred pain to spine.