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Pain from inflammation or congenital anomalies of the Piriformis Muscle
[OCOSH Code: D055958 129179000 M54.3 MD_MFPS_PS]

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Piriformis Syndrome eMedicine PMR

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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...

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Piriformis Syndrome eMedicine Sports

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Piriformis syndrome is characterized by pain and instability. The location of the pain is often imprecise, but it is often present in the hip, coccyx, buttock, groin, or distal part of the leg. The history and physical findings are key elements in differentiating the more common forms of LBP and...

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