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A 40-year-old man presents to his primary care
physician with a chief complaint of lower back
pain. He is not particularly concerned about
the pain, as it is not causing him signifi cant
distress. Which of the following would be most
reassuring to the physician?
(A) Age >50 years
(B) Duration of symptoms >1 month
(C) History of prostate cancer
(D) History of recurrent urinary tract infection
(E) Relief of pain with nonsteroidal antiinfl
ammatory drugs
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A 40-year-old man presents to his primary care
physician with a chief complaint of lower back
pain. He is not particularly concerned about
the pain, as it is not causing him signifi cant
distress. Which of the following would be most
reassuring to the physician?
(A) Age >50 years
(B) Duration of symptoms >1 month
(C) History of prostate cancer
(D) History of recurrent urinary tract infection
(E) Relief of pain with nonsteroidal antiinfl
ammatory drugs
My answer is E) Relief of pain with nonsteroidal antiinfl
ammatory drugs
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(E) Relief of pain with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs

since all other point towards mets.
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LOL well this question was one for the ages.

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