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Descriptor in English: Sciatica
Descriptor in Spanish: Ciática
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ciática
Descriptor in French: Sciatalgie
Entry term(s): Bilateral Sciatica
Bilateral Sciaticas
Neuralgia, Sciatic
Neuralgias, Sciatic
Sciatic Neuralgia
Sciatic Neuralgias
Sciatica, Bilateral
Tree number(s): C10.668.829.500.675.800
C10.668.829.600.800
C23.888.592.612.664.800
Scope note: A condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation of SCIATIC NEUROPATHY; RADICULOPATHY (involving the SPINAL NERVE ROOTS; L4, L5, S1, or S2, often associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT); or lesions of the CAUDA EQUINA.
Annotation: do not confuse with BACK PAIN or LUMBAGO see LOW BACK PAIN: use term of text; "lombo-sciatique" in French texts is indexed here (IM) + LOW BACK PAIN (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Intervertebral Disc Degeneration MeSH
Intervertebral Disc Displacement MeSH
Low Back Pain MeSH
DeCS UI: 12966
Descriptor UI: D012585
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Sciatica - Preferred
Concept UI M0019525
Scope note A condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation of SCIATIC NEUROPATHY; RADICULOPATHY (involving the SPINAL NERVE ROOTS; L4, L5, S1, or S2, often associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT); or lesions of the CAUDA EQUINA.
Preferred term Sciatica
Entry term(s) Neuralgia, Sciatic
Neuralgias, Sciatic
Sciatic Neuralgia
Sciatic Neuralgias
Sciatica, Bilateral - Narrower
Concept UI M0336186
Preferred term Sciatica, Bilateral
Entry term(s) Bilateral Sciatica
Bilateral Sciaticas



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