Search on: SPASM 
Descriptors Found: 1
Displaying: 1 .. 1  

 1 / 1 DeCS     
Descriptor English:   Spasm 
Descriptor Spanish:   Espasmo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Espasmo 
Synonyms English:   Muscular Spasm
Spasm, Ciliary Body
Spasm, Generalized
Ciliary Body Spasm
Ciliary Body Spasms
Generalized Spasm
Generalized Spasms
Muscle Spasms
Muscular Spasms
Spasm, Muscle
Spasm, Muscular
Spasms, Ciliary Body
Spasms, Generalized
Spasms, Muscle
Spasms, Muscular
Muscle Spasm  
Tree Number:   C10.597.613.750
Definition English:   An involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Spasms may involve SKELETAL MUSCLE or SMOOTH MUSCLE. 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN or unspecified only; coord IM with specific organ/dis (IM); spasms in infants: index SPASMS, INFANTILE if an epileptic seizure (see MeSH definition) or SPASM + INFANT if non-epileptic such as in tetany or vitamin defic; "facial spasm" = SPASM (IM) + FACIAL MUSCLES (IM) but "hemifacial spasm" = HEMIFACIAL SPASM; also available are BRONCHIAL SPASM & ESOPHAGEAL SPASM, DIFFUSE
See Related English:   Muscle Cramp
Muscle Spasticity
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   13417 
Unique Identifier:   D013035 

Occurrence in VHL: