Loading...
Reach Banner
Keywords
Last name
Institution

Piriformis Muscle Syndrome

"Piriformis Muscle Syndrome" 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.

expand / collapse MeSH information
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.


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Piriformis Muscle Syndrome" by people in this website by year, and whether "Piriformis Muscle Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
_