"Muscle Cramp" 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.
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)
- Muscle Cramp
- Cramp, Muscle
- Cramps, Muscle
- Muscle Cramps
- Muscular Cramp
- Cramp, Muscular
- Cramps, Muscular
- Muscular Cramps
- Limb Cramp
- Cramp, Limb
- Cramps, Limb
- Limb Cramps
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Muscle Cramp" by people in Profiles.
Chinnadurai AV, Marsenic O. Evolving presentation of leg cramps in a child with nephrotic syndrome: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017 12; 32(12):2247-2252.
Chinnadurai AV, Marsenic O. Evolving presentation of leg cramps in a child with nephrotic syndrome: Questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017 12; 32(12):2245.
Weiss MD, Macklin EA, Simmons Z, Knox AS, Greenblatt DJ, Atassi N, Graves M, Parziale N, Salameh JS, Quinn C, Brown RH, Distad JB, Trivedi J, Shefner JM, Barohn RJ, Pestronk A, Swenson A, Cudkowicz ME. A randomized trial of mexiletine in ALS: Safety and effects on muscle cramps and progression. Neurology. 2016 Apr 19; 86(16):1474-81.
Lally DR, Moster ML, Foroozan R. Muscle cramping over the diagnosis. Surv Ophthalmol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 59(1):128-31.
Salameh J, Goyal N, Choudry R, Camelo-Piragua S, Chong PS. Phosphoglycerate mutase deficiency with tubular aggregates in a patient from Panama. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Jan; 47(1):138-40.