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Muscle spasm: The occurrence of a sudden prolonged and uncontrolled contraction of a muscle. See detailed information below for a list of 29 causes of Muscle spasm, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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A painful and involuntary muscular contraction
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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Medical Conditions associated with Muscle spasm:
Muscle spasms (929 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Muscle spasm:
Muscle spasms (929 causes), Muscle tone symptoms, Paralysis (325 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Anemia (926 causes), Sideroblastic spinocerebellar ataxia, Barakat syndrome, Brown-Sequard Syndrome, Chemical poisoning, -Methoxy-N, N-Diisopropyltryptamine, Calf spasm (13 causes), Shin spasm (8 causes), Upper arm spasm (8 causes), Clonus (23 causes)
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