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Myofascial Pain Syndromes

"Myofascial Pain Syndromes" 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.

Muscular pain in numerous body regions that can be reproduced by pressure on TRIGGER POINTS, localized hardenings in skeletal muscle tissue. Pain is referred to a location distant from the trigger points. A prime example is the TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Myofascial Pain Syndromes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Myofascial Pain Syndromes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 24 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2014
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