Pain from inflammation or congenital anomalies of the Piriformis Muscle
[OCOSH Code: D055958 129179000 M54.3 MD_MFPS_PS]
Piriformis syndrome has remained a controversial diagnosis since its initial description in 1928. Piriformis syndrome usually is caused by a neuritis of the proximal sciatic nerve. The piriformis muscle can either irritate or compress the proximal sciatic nerve due to spasm and/or contracture, and this problem can mimic a diskogenic...
Added: Mon Apr 14 2008