Causes of Radiation to back


Aortic dissection [top]

  • Central chest pain
  • Sudden onset
  • Tearing character
  • Radiation to back between shoulder blades
  • Unequal peripheral pulses
  • Hypotension
  • Wide mediastinum on chest X ray

Pancreatitis [top]

  • Epigastric pain or Chest pain
  • Radiation to back
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Gallstones