Piriformis syndrome: a case series of 31 Bangladeshi people with literature review

@article{Siddiq2016PiriformisSA,
  title={Piriformis syndrome: a case series of 31 Bangladeshi people with literature review},
  author={Md Abu Bakar Siddiq and Md Hossain and Mohammad Moin Uddin and Israt Jahan and Moshiur Rahman Khasru and N Haider and Johannes Jacobus Rasker},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery \& Traumatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={193-203}
}
AimsTo describe a series of piriformis syndrome patient among Bangladesh people with literature review.MethodsConsecutive 31 piriformis syndrome patients were enrolled. Besides history and clinical examination, piriformis muscle thickness was also measured with diagnostic ultrasound (3.5 MHZ). MRI of lumbar spine, X-rays of lumbo-sacral spine, and pelvis were performed in all patients. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), Windows 8.0, was used for statistical calculation, and… 
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