Medial superior cluneal nerve entrapment neuropathy in military personnel; diagnosis and etiologic factors


Ermis M. N. , Yildirim D. , Durakbasa M. O. , Tamam C., Ermis O. E.

JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION, vol.24, no.3, pp.137-144, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bmr-2011-0287
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-144

Abstract

Background and objectives: Pain caused by medial superior cluneal nerve entrapment (MSCNE) is an infrequent cause of unilateral low back pain. There is limited information about this neuropathy in the literature. In this study, the etiologic factors leading to this clinical entity were evaluated and also the clinical and imaging findings were examined.