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Stiffness in the back: pathology in the back which leads to restriction of movement of the back. See detailed information below for a list of 25 causes of Stiffness in the back, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Stiffness in the back:
Back symptoms (1093 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Stiffness in the back:
Muscle strain (8 causes), Disc herniation (4 causes), Tuberculosis of the spine, Spondyloarthropathy, Ankylosing spondylitis, Scoliosis (480 causes), Hyperlordosis, Septic arthritis, Vertebral osteomyelitis, Acute transverse myelopathy
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