Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health

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Chronic Low Back Pain in Young Population: An MRI Study

Elif Evrim Ekin 1 , * and Muhittin Emre Altunrende 2
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1 Department of Radiology, GOP Taksim Training and Research Hospital, Health Science University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Clinic of Neurosurgery, GOP Taksim Training and Research Hospital, Health Science University, Istanbul, Turkey
Article information
  • Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health: April 2018, 5 (2); e64143
  • Published Online: March 14, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 17, 2017
  • Revised: February 3, 2018
  • Accepted: February 6, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/mejrh.64143

To Cite: Evrim Ekin E, Emre Altunrende M. Chronic Low Back Pain in Young Population: An MRI Study, Middle East J Rehabil Health Stud. 2018 ; 5(2):e64143. doi: 10.5812/mejrh.64143.

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