Piriformis Muscle Syndrome
"Piriformis Muscle Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
|Piriformis Muscle Syndrome
- Piriformis Muscle Syndrome
- Muscle Syndrome, Piriformis
- Muscle Syndromes, Piriformis
- Piriformis Muscle Syndromes
- Syndrome, Piriformis Muscle
- Syndromes, Piriformis Muscle
- Piriformis syndrome
- Piriformis syndromes
- syndrome, Piriformis
- syndromes, Piriformis
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