"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)
- Muscle Cramp
- Cramp, Muscle
- Cramps, Muscle
- Muscle Cramps
- Muscular Cramp
- Cramp, Muscular
- Cramps, Muscular
- Muscular Cramps
- Limb Cramp
- Cramp, Limb
- Cramps, Limb
- Limb Cramps
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Open-label pilot study of ranolazine for cramps in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Muscle Nerve. 2022 07; 66(1):71-75.