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Myofascial Pain Syndromes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Tree Number(s)
C05.651.550
Unique ID
D009209
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009209
Annotation
do not confuse with MYOFASCIAL PAIN DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME, TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT see TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME; for myofasciaI trigger point injections coordinate, MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROMES/ drug ther with TRIGGER POINTS + INJECTIONS or specifics
Scope Note
Muscular pain in numerous body regions that can be reproduced by pressure on TRIGGER POINTS, localized hardenings in skeletal muscle tissue. Pain is referred to a location distant from the trigger points. A prime example is the TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
Myofascial Trigger Point Pain
Trigger Point Pain, Myofascial
NLM Classification #
WE 550
Public MeSH Note
82
History Note
82
Date Established
1982/01/01
Date of Entry
1981/02/24
Revision Date
2011/07/01
Myofascial Pain Syndromes Preferred
Myofascial Trigger Point Pain Related
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