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Piriformis Muscle Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Piriformis Muscle Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.500.675.399
C10.668.829.550.500
C10.668.829.600.675
C23.888.592.612.664.675
C23.888.592.612.944.750
Unique ID
D055958
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055958
Scope Note
A chronic PELVIC PAIN characterized by pain deep in the buttock that may radiate to posterior aspects of the leg. It is caused by the piriformis muscle compressing or irritating the SCIATIC NERVE due to trauma, hypertrophy, inflammation or anatomic variations.
Entry Term(s)
Piriformis syndrome
Previous Indexing
Nerve Compression Syndromes (1979-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Piriformis Muscle Syndrome Preferred
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