Patient : I felt a "pop" in my lower back two days ago. Yesterday I woke up with a veiny-looking bruise there and it's painful to lie flat on my back. I have no trouble walking or anything else. Could it be an artery bursting? Or would it more likely be a bone thing? Thank you.
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