Alkaptonuria, a rare cause for low back pain

Vikram Muralidhar Haridas
DOI: 10.15305/ijrci/v1i1/44

Abstract

Alkaptonuria is a very rare disease that can cause premature degenerative arthritis of the spine and peripheral large joints. I present here a case of middle-aged woman who developed low back pain secondary to alkaptonuria.


Citation

Haridas VM. Alkaptonuria, a rare cause for low back pain. IJRCI. 2013;1(1):CS5 (2 September 2013)

Keywords

Alkaptunuria, Low back pain

References

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