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Investigating Relationship Between History and Physical Examination by Indicating MRI in Patients with Low Back Pain in Imam Reza Hospital

Mohsen G Soroush 1 , * , Soosan G Soroosh 1 and Mehdi Anari 2
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1 Rheumatology Unit, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Internal Medicine Section, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Archives in Military Medicine: March 2018, 6 (1); e64910
  • Published Online: March 31, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 9, 2017
  • Revised: February 18, 2018
  • Accepted: March 3, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jamm.64910

To Cite: Soroush M G, Soroosh S G, Anari M. Investigating Relationship Between History and Physical Examination by Indicating MRI in Patients with Low Back Pain in Imam Reza Hospital, J Arch Mil Med. 2018 ; 6(1):e64910. doi: 10.5812/jamm.64910.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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