Which neurologic syndromes are associated with low back pain (LBP)?

Updated: Aug 22, 2018
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Neurologic syndromes

  • Myelopathy or myelitis from intrinsic/extrinsic structural or vascular processes

  • Lumbosacral plexopathy (eg, diabetes, vasculitis, malignancy)

  • Acute, subacute, or chronic polyneuropathy (eg, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barre syndrome, diabetes)

  • Mononeuropathy, including causalgia (eg, trauma, diabetes)

  • Myopathy, including myositis and various metabolic conditions

  • Spinal segmental, lumbopelvic, or generalized dystonia


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