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Clinical Crossroads
August 26, 1998

A 45-Year-Old Man With Low Back Pain and a Numb Left Foot

Author Affiliations

Dr Weinstein is Director, Surgical Outcomes Assessment Program, Professor of Surgery and Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth College, and Director, Multidisciplinary Spine Center and Patient Preference Laboratory, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH.


Clinical Crossroads section editor: Margaret A. Winker, MD, Senior Editor, JAMA.

JAMA. 1998;280(8):730-736. doi:10.1001/jama.280.8.730