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Low Back Pain MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Low Back Pain
Tree Number(s)
Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
"lombo-sciatique" in French texts is indexed here (IM) + SCIATICA (IM)
Scope Note
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.
Entry Term(s)
Low Back Ache
Low Back Pain, Mechanical
Low Back Pain, Posterior Compartment
Low Back Pain, Postural
Low Back Pain, Recurrent
Low Backache
Lower Back Pain
Mechanical Low Back Pain
Postural Low Back Pain
Recurrent Low Back Pain
NLM Classification #
WE 755
Previous Indexing
Back Pain (1966-1992)
See Also
Public MeSH Note
1993; see BACKACHE 1987-1992; for LUMBAGO see BACKACHE 1963-1992
History Note
1993; use BACKACHE 1987-1992; for LUMBAGO use BACKACHE 1963-1992
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Low Back Pain Preferred
Low Back Pain, Postural Narrower
Low Back Pain, Posterior Compartment Narrower
Low Back Pain, Recurrent Narrower
Low Back Pain, Mechanical Narrower
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