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Muscle Cramp

"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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscle Cramp" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscle Cramp" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1999
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.