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MRI shows abnormal bone marrow in lower back. Stiffness, pain. Any ideas?

An MRI reflects abnormal bone marrow in lower back on my son. He s a collegiate baseball player and is suffering from constant stiffness and some pain(scale of 10, he s a 6). Blood work is scheduled next week. He s playing through the pain and the Dr has not shut him down yet. He has discussed intense therapy and/or chiropractic but wants bloodworm first. He s 6 4 and weighs 230 if that helps. Any other ideas?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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as you are suggesting that he has abnormal bone marrow signals in lower spine, there is possibility of a disease called spondyloarthropathy.
he should undergo a test called HLA b27 and see a rheumatologist.
Answered: Wed, 9 Oct 2013
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