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Diseases affecting the bone, joints, disks, ligaments, nerve roots and muscles of the spine.
[OCOSH Code: D013122 302934007 M40-M54 BD_SD]

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Cervical (16)
Internet resources relating to cervical diseases and conditions
MeSH Search term "Spinal Diseases"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M54.2 Cervicalgia
SNOMED-CT Term Disorder of cervical spine (disorder) Concept ID: 128049000
OCOSH Code: D013122 128049000 M54.2 BD_SD_C
Coccyx (2)
Internet resources relating to coccygeal diseases or conditions of the coccyx
MeSH Search Term "Coccycx"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M53.3 Sacrococcygeal disorders, not elsewhere classified
SNOMED-CT Term Pain in the coccyx (finding) Concept ID: 34789001
Synonyms - Coccyalgia
Pain in the coccyx
Pain in the coccyx (finding)
OCOSH Code: D013122 34789001 M53.3 BD_SD_CC
Degenerative Disorders (26)
Degenerative Disorders of the Spine; Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
MeSH Search Term "Spondylosis"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M47 Spondylosis
SNOMED-CT Term Spondylosis (disorder) Concept ID: 8847002
Synonyms - OA - Osteoarthritis of spine
OA - Osteoarthritis of the spine
Osteoarthritis of spine
Spondylosis (disorder)
Spondylarthrosis, NOS
Spondylosis, NOS
OCOSH Code: D055009 8847002 M47 BD_SD_DDS
Intervertebral Disk Disorders (30)
Intervertebral Disk Displacement/Herniation. Includes displacement, ruplture, herniation, degeneration of the nucleus pulposus
MeSH Search Term "Intervertebral Disk Displacement"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M51 Other intervertebral disc disorders
SNOMED-CT Term Intervertebral disc disorder (disorder) Concept ID: 36427004
OCOSH Code: D007405 36427004 M51 BD_SD_ID
Lumbar (6)
Internet resources relating to Lumbar spinal diseases and conditions
MeSH Search Term "Spinal Diseases"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code S33.5 Sprain and strain of lumbar spine
SNOMED-CT Term Lumbar sprain (disorder) Concept ID: 209565008
Synonyms - Lumbar sprain
Lumbar back sprain
Lumbar sprain (disorder)
OCOSH Code: D013122 209565008 S33.5 BD_SD_L
Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament (8)
Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament
MeSH Search Term "Ossification of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M48.8 Other specified spondylopathies
SNOMED-CT Term Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament (disorder) Concept ID: 90448008
Synonyms -
OCOSH Code: D017887 90448008 M48.8 BD_SD_OL
Platybasia (5)
MeSH Search Term "Platybasia"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Q75.8 Other specified congenital malformations of skull and face bones
SNOMED-CT Term Platybasia (disorder) Concept ID: 86587003
Synonyms - Platybasia
Basilar impression
Flat base of skull
Platybasia (disorder)
OCOSH Code: D010985 86587003 Q75.8 BD_SD_PB
Posterior Cervical Sympathetic Syndrome (1)
Resources related to Posterior Cervical Sympathetic Syndrome. A pathological condition that is characterized by a host of cranial symptoms, such as headaches, abnormal functions of the eyes and the ears, and psychological and mental disorders. This syndrome usually appears after neck injuries, inflammation, or neoplasm.
MeSH Search Term "Posterior Cervical Sympathetic Syndrome"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M53.0 Cervicocranial syndrome
SNOMED-CT Term Cervicocranial syndrome (disorder) Concept ID: 17300000
Synonyms - Cervicocranial syndrome
Barré-Liéou syndrome
Posterior cervical sympathetic syndrome
Barre-Lieou syndrome
OCOSH Code: D055010 17300000 M53.0 BD_SD_PCS
Sacroiliac Conditions (0)
Internet resources relating to Sacroiliac conditions
MeSH Search Term "Sacroiliac joint"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M46.1 Sacroiliitis, not elsewhere classified
SNOMED-CT Term Sacroiliac disorder (disorder) Concept ID: 202805003
OCOSH Code: D012446 202805003 M46.1 BD_SD_SIC
Scheuermann Disease (12)
Scheuermann's Disease
MeSH Search Term "Scheuermann Disease"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M42.0 Juvenile osteochondrosis of spine
SNOMED-CT Term Juvenile osteochondrosis of spine (disorder) Concept ID: 53406005
Synonyms - Juvenile osteochondrosis of spine
Juvenile osteochondrosis of vertebral epiphyses
Scheuermann's disease
Vertebral epiphysitis
Kyphosis dorsalis juvenilis
Scheuermann's kyphosis
Juvenile kyphosis
Osteochondritis of the spine
Juvenile osteochondritis of the spine
Juvenile osteochondrosis of spine (disorder)
OCOSH Code: D012544 53406005 M42.0 BD_SD_SD
Spinal Curvatures (295)
Spinal Curvature or Deformity
MeSH Search Term "Spinal Curvatures"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M43 Other deforming dorsopathies. *In ICD-10 this code excludes kyphosis (M40) and scoliosis (M41) which are included in OCOSH
SNOMED-CT Term Curvature of spine (disorder) Concept ID: 64217002
OCOSH Code: D013121 64217002 M43 BD_SD_SC
Spinal Dysraphism (22)
Internet resources relating to spinal dysraphism eg spina bifida, myelomeningocele
MeSH Search Term "Spinal Dysraphism"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Q05 Spina Bifida
SNOMED-CT Term Spina bifida (disorder) Concept ID: 67531005
Synonyms - Spina bifida
Spinal dysraphism
SB - Spina bifida
Spina bifida (disorder)
Posterior rachischisis
OCOSH Code: D016135 67531005 Q05 BD_SD_DYS
Spinal Instability (31)
Internet resources on Spinal Instability.
MeSH Search Term "Spondylosis"[mesh] *This term is inappropriate but needs to be used because of downstream terms (children) spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
ICD-10 Code M53.2 Spinal instabilities
SNOMED-CT Term Spinal instability (disorder) Concept ID: 240220009
OCOSH Code: D055009 240220009 M53.2 BD_SP_SI
Spinal Neoplasms (0)
Spinal Neoplasms
See under Orthopaedic Oncology
ICD-10 Codes C41.2 Malignant & D16.6 Benign Neoplasms of Vertebral Column
SNOMED_CT Neoplasm of back (disorder) 126641007
OCOSH Code: D013125 126641007 C41.2_D16.6 BD_SD_SN
Spinal Osteophytosis (4)
Internet resources on Spinal Osteophytosis. This term is a virtual synonym of spondylitis (osteoarthritis of the spine) but with the emphasis on the formation of osteophytes.
MeSH Search Term "Spinal Osteophytosis"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M47 Spondylosis
SNOMED-CT Term Spondylosis (disorder) Concept ID: 8847002
OCOSH Code: D013128 8847002 M47 BD_SD_SO
Spinal Stenosis (25)
Spinal Stenosis
MeSH Search Term "Spinal Stenosis"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M48.0 Spinal stenosis
SNOMED-CT Term Spinal stenosis (disorder) Concept ID: 76107001
OCOSH Code: D013128 76107001 M48.0 BD_SD_SS
Spondylitis and Spinal Infection (85)
Spondylitis and Spinal Infection
MeSH Search Term "Spondylitis"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M46 Other inflammatory spondylopathies
SNOMED-CT Term Spondylitis (disorder) Concept ID: 84172003
OCOSH Code: D013166 84172003 M46 BD_SD_SP
Thoracic (1)
Internet resources relating to thoracic spinal diseases and conditions.
MeSH Search Term "Spinal Diseases"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code S23.3 Sprain and strain of thoracic spine
SNOMED-CT Term Thoracic back sprain (disorder) Concept ID: 274162005
OCOSH Code: D013122 274162005 S23.3 BD_SD_TH


Aging Spine Challenges and Emerging Techniques

Location: http://cns.org/publications/clinical/54/pdf/cnb00107000010.pdf

The older patient has unique characteristics that require differentiation from that of the archetypical adult, such as atypical presentation and response to disease and frailty from comorbidities and chronic disease. Furthermore, healthcare providers of the elderly must commonly focus efforts on maintenance or improvement in function and quality of life...

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Disorders of the Spine

Location: http://faculty.washington.edu/alexbert/MEDEX/Winter/EM1DisordersSpine.htm

Physicians assistant course notes on radiculopathy, myelopathy, neck ROM, neck hyperextension and hyperflexion injuries, vulnerable positions of the neck in rear end collision, initial treatment of cervical soft tissue injury, features & symptoms of acute cervical disk herniation (CDH), physical exam in cervical disk herniation, treatment and surgical indications in...

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Do You Really Need Back Surgery – from Oxford University Press

Location: http://www.backpain-guide.com

More than eighty illustrations, extensive glossary, medication overriew and explanatory information about all aspects of spine health – from Pilates to Pedicle screws - about all aspects of back pain, neck pain and spine surgery. The site is based on a book just published by Oxford University Press, and...

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Pathophysiology of Chronic Back Pain eMedicine Neurology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1144130-overview

Chronic low back pain (LBP) is the most expensive benign condition in industrialized countries and the most common cause of activity limitation in persons younger than 45 years. It is defined as pain that persists longer than 12 weeks and is often attributed to degenerative or traumatic conditions of the...

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Patient autonomy in the management of back pain

Location: http://fampra.oupjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/19/2/140

Respect for patient autonomy is an important ethical principle for medical practitioners; however, previous investigators have reported inconsistent attitudes amongst practitioners towards respect for patient autonomy. This study in empirical ethics used qualitative methods to investigate GPs' attitudes towards respect for patient autonomy in consultations for low back pain. Wendy...

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Quantifying Intervertebral Disc Mechanics

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/739033

The neutral zone (NZ) is the range over which a spinal motion segment (SMS) moves with minimal resistance. Clear as this may seem, the various methods to quantify NZ described in the literature depend on rather arbitrary criteria. Here we present a stricter, more objective definition.
Conclusions: A strict mathematical definition...

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Spinal Orthotics eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/PMR/topic173.htm

Spinal Orthotics Last Updated: September 14, 2005
Synonyms and related keywords: orthosis, orthotic device, brace, immobilizer
Contents: Introduction Cervical Orthotics Head Cervical Orthotics Cervical Thoracic Orthotics Halo Device Thoracolumbar Orthotics Lumbosacral Orthotics Bracing For Scoliosis Pictures Bibliography

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Syringomyelia OrthoFracs

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/General/Neuromuscular_Disorders/syringomyelia.html

Condition in which tubular cavities containing fluid are present within the spinal cord Syrinx = Tube or pipe
Classically progressive and producing
Dissociative anaesthesia Loss of pain & temperature Intact fine touch, proprioception, vibration Muscle wasting Typically more UL than LL Scoliosis Neuropathic arthropathy

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The spine in Paget’s disease

Location: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1934928

Paget’s disease (PD) is a chronic metabolically active bone disease, characterized by a disturbance in bone modelling and remodelling due to an increase in osteoblastic and osteoclastic activity. The vertebra is the second most commonly affected site. This article reviews the various spinal pathomechanisms and osseous dynamics involved in producing...

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