Disease Information for Vertebral metastasis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Hypertonia
Active reflexes
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Numbness/buttocks/thighs
Paralysis
Spinal cord level lesion/signs
Weak lower extremities
Chest pain/radiating to back
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Back Pain on Percussion/Spine
Back Pain Severe
Back Pain Visceral
Back pain/relentless
Back/Spine/Axial Pain
Backache
Chronic lumbar neuropathic pain syndrome
Dorsal Spine Pain
Dorsal spine/spinous process tender/painful
Low Back Pain
Low Back Pain in Elderly
Neck pain
Nocturnal back pain
Spinal/Spinal process/tenderness
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Symmetric low back pain
Urine Incontinence
Difficulty rising from chair
Exquisite pain on movement of the bed
Unable to bend/tie shoes etc.
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Back pain Hyperreflexia Incontinence
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Malignancy/cancer
Population Group
Aged Adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Bone scan/lower spine pickup/uptake
CT Scan
MRI/Spine/vertebral STIR sequence
CT scan/Spine abnormal/Skeletal
CT Scan/Vertebral lesion
MRI/Spinal/back abnormal
MRI/Spine/vertebral abscess/lesion
X-RAY
Xray/Spine Abnormal
Xray/Vertebrae, dense and sclerotic
Xray/Vertebral lesion
X-RAY With contrast
Myelogram Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Lumbar Epidural Abscess
Spinal epidural abscess
Spinal stenosis syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Back spasms/severe
Compressive lesion/cervical cord
Metastasis/malignant
Paraparesis
Paraplegia
Spinal cord compression
Spinal cord lesion/dysfunction
Spinal stenosis syndrome
Vertebral collapse/pathologic fracture
Vertebral metastasis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Spinal cord disorder (ex)
CLASS/Axial skeletal involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Dorsal spine involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Lumbar spine involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
CLASS/Vertebra/Spine disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Extradural Spinal Mass
Pathophysiology/Skeletal defomities/acquired
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Malignancy/cancer (ex)
PROCESS/Metastatic cancer disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/No surgical treatment/available
Other Treatments
TX/Radiotherapy.
Definition
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External Links Related to Vertebral metastasis
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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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