Structure of piriformis muscle

Known as: m piriformis, M.piriformis, Musculus piriformis 
 
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2009
Review
2009
Piriformis syndrome (PS) is an uncommon cause of sciatica that involves buttock pain referred to the leg. Diagnosis is often… (More)
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2008
2008
The piriformis syndrome is one of the non-discogenics causes of sciatica. It results from the compression of the sciatic nerve… (More)
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2008
2008
The objective of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the diagnosis of the piriformis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Decreased muscle damage is a reported benefit of minimally invasive surgical (MIS) approaches in total hip arthroplasty (THA). We… (More)
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2006
2006
Piriformis injections are commonly used in the evaluation and treatment of patients presenting with buttock pain syndromes… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to compare results of femoral shaft fracture treatment with nailing through the greater… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECT Because lumbar magnetic resonance (MR) imaging fails to identify a treatable cause of chronic sciatica in nearly 1 million… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a common illness, characterised by acute or chronic focal pain, muscle stiffness and fatigue… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic piriformis syndrome is a rare disorder that is not clearly defined in the orthopaedic literature. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Although rarely recognized, the piriformis syndrome appears to be a common cause of buttock and leg pain as a result of injury to… (More)
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