Sacroiliac Joints

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Case Report: Lower Back Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Tenderness

A 27-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with increasing lower back and buttock pain for 3 weeks. She admits to frequent intravenous drug use with a most recent “shoot up” 3 days ago. On examination, she has point tenderness over the right sacroiliac (SI) joint. She has no pain with passive range of motion…

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