"Trismus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Spasmodic contraction of the masseter muscle resulting in forceful jaw closure. This may be seen with a variety of diseases, including TETANUS, as a complication of radiation therapy, trauma, or in association with neoplastic conditions.
|Masseter Muscle Spasm
- Masseter Muscle Spasm
- Masseter Muscle Spasms
- Muscle Spasm, Masseter
- Muscle Spasms, Masseter
- Spasm, Masseter Muscle
- Spasms, Masseter Muscle
- Masseter Spasm
- Masseter Spasms
- Spasm, Masseter
- Spasms, Masseter
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