Final diagnosis of children and adolescents with musculoskeletal complaints

Cavkaytar O., DÜZOVA A., TEKŞAM Ö., KARABULUT E., DERMAN O., Kale G., ...More

MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol.69, no.1, pp.50-58, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0026-4946.16.04216-x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-58
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


BACKGROUND: Musculoskeletal complaints (MSCs) are one of the leading causes of outpatient admissions. However, analytical and epidemiological data are limited. The aim of this study is to identify the etiology of MSCs (excluding acute traumatic conditions) in children and adolescents, and to identify clues for the differential diagnosis.