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Piriformis syndrome

Piriformis syndrome: Introduction

Piriformis syndrome: Piriformis syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder that occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed or otherwise irritated by the piriformis muscle causing pain, tingling and numbness in the buttocks and along the sciatic nerve. There is no definitive way to diagnose the syndrome which may result from anatomical variations in the muscle-nerve relationship, or from overuse or strain. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Piriformis syndrome, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Piriformis syndrome Treatments

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Piriformis syndrome

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Detailed list of causes of Piriformis syndrome

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How Common are these Causes of Piriformis syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Piriformis syndrome. Of the 4 causes of Piriformis syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Piriformis syndrome:

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