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Muscle Weakness

"Muscle Weakness" 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 vague complaint of debility, fatigue, or exhaustion attributable to weakness of various muscles. The weakness can be characterized as subacute or chronic, often progressive, and is a manifestation of many muscle and neuromuscular diseases. (From Wyngaarden et al., Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2251)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscle Weakness" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscle Weakness" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 231 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2014
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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.