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A 21-year-old male professional tighthead prop presented with a three-month history of nocturnal right-sided mid-thoracic dorsal pain, which started progressively increasing in severity and was further aggravated by playing rugby.
Maigne suggests that 70% of common dorsal pain originates from the lower cervical spine.
This is the case of a 28-year-old patient living in Mauritania with no medical history, hospitalized in November 2014 at the neurology department of Fann national teaching hospital in Dakar (Senegal), for a chronic dorsal pain and lower limbs progressive paralysis lasting for three months.
Additionally, especially in adolescent females, Freiberg's infraction which usually occurs with dorsal pain over the 2nd metatarsal head should be considered as a differential diagnosis, as of course should be tumours and similar.
A 58-year-old man with a history of dorsal pain underwent MRI of the spine.
A 67 year-old man, with a medical background of severe medullar hypoplasia treated with interleukin-2, blood transfusions, Erythropoietin, colony stimulating factor and thalidomide in doses of 150-mg/per day, was admitted with dorsal pain and fever.

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