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Muscle Cramp MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Muscle Cramp
Tree Number(s)
C05.651.475
C10.597.613.500
C23.888.592.608.500
Unique ID
D009120
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009120
Scope Note
A sustained and usually painful contraction of muscle fibers. This may occur as an isolated phenomenon or as a manifestation of an underlying disease process (e.g., UREMIA; HYPOTHYROIDISM; MOTOR NEURON DISEASE; etc.). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1398)
Entry Term(s)
Cramp
Limb Cramp
Muscular Cramp
NLM Classification #
WE 550
See Also
Spasm
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/25
Muscle Cramp Preferred
Limb Cramp Narrower
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