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Piriformis Muscle Syndrome

Known as: Piriformis Muscle Syndrome [Disease/Finding], Piriformis syndromes, syndrome, Piriformis 
A chronic PELVIC PAIN characterized by pain deep in the buttock that may radiate to posterior aspects of the leg. It is caused by the piriformis… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Piriformis syndrome (PS) is an uncommon cause of sciatica that involves buttock pain referred to the leg. Diagnosis is often… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Stating backgroundThe piriformis syndrome is one of the non-discogenics causes of sciatica. It results from the compression of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECT Because lumbar magnetic resonance (MR) imaging fails to identify a treatable cause of chronic sciatica in nearly 1 million… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
We developed a minimally invasive technique of releasing the piriformis muscle under endoscopic control for entrapment neuropathy… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
OBJECTIVES To validate an operational definition of piriformis syndrome based on prolongation of the H-reflex with hip flexion… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic piriformis syndrome is a rare disorder that is not clearly defined in the orthopaedic literature. We… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
In sports medicine, chronic hip, groin and buttock pain is a common diagnostic problem. Because of the complex anatomy of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Piriformis syndrome (PS) is defined by a loose cluster of symptoms arising from entrapment of one or both divisions of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A rare mentioned and therefore and often overlooked cause of low back pain with sciatica. The piriformis muscle arises from the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The author investigated in 130 anatomical specimens the topographical relations of the sciatic nerve and the musculus piriformis… Expand
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