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Sciatica

"Sciatica" 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 condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation of SCIATIC NEUROPATHY; RADICULOPATHY (involving the SPINAL NERVE ROOTS; L4, L5, S1, or S2, often associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT); or lesions of the CAUDA EQUINA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sciatica" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Sciatica" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 54 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2002
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