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A diagnosis of lumbar spondylosis may be delayed or missed because there are usually no symptoms in most people. In addition, symptoms of lumbar spondylosis can mimic symptoms of a variety of other diseases and conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, minor back trauma, excessive exercise, and back strain....more about Lumbar Spondylosis »
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When checking for a misdiagnosis of Lumbar Spondylosis or confirming a diagnosis of Lumbar Spondylosis, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Lumbar Spondylosis may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Lumbar Spondylosis. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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