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Myofascial Pain eMedicine PMR

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Description: Myofascial pain (MP) is a common painful disorder responsible for many pain clinic visits. MP can affect any skeletal muscles in the body. Skeletal muscle accounts for approximately 50% of body weight, and approximately 400 muscles make up the body. MP is responsible for many cases of chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Synonyms and related keywords: musclehärten, myelogelosen, myogeloses, osteochondrosis, myofascitis
Jennifer E Finley, MD 2006

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Author/Contact: Jennifer E Finley, MD
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Tue Apr 15 2008