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Rib pain and Upper back pain
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Rib pain and Upper back pain

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    1. Back injuries
     A term usually used to describe any musculoskeletal back injury - a common workplace occurrence....more »
    2. Bronchogenic carcinoma
     When cells of the lung start growing rapidly in an uncontrolled manner, the condition is called lung cancer ....more »
    3. Chemical poisoning -- Asbestos
     Asbestos is a chemical used in a wide range of materials: heat and sound insulation, wall and ceiling panels, pipe insulation, floor tiles, toasters, cements, brake pads, roofing materials and furnaces. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can ca...more »
    4. Degenerative Disc Disease
     Chronic or recurrent back and neck pain due to degeneration and occasionally prolapse of spinal discs....more »
    5. Disc Disorders
     Disorders that affect the discs of the spine...more »
    6. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    7. Heart conditions
     Any condition that affects the heart...more »
    8. Hip cancer
     The presence of tumour growth in the bone of the hip, whether due to primary malignancies e.g. leukaemic or myeloma infiltration of the bone marrow, or due to secondary metastases from another site e.g. lung or breast; cancer affecting bone of hip likely ...more »
    9. Jaffe-Lichtenstein syndrome
     A rare genetic bone disorder characterized by benign bone growths which can cause painful swellings and bone deformities and makes bone prone to fractures....more »
    10. Metastatic cancer
     Any cancer that has spread to other parts of the body....more »

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