Descriptor English: Myalgia
Descriptor Spanish: Mialgia
Descriptor mialgia
Entry term(s) dolor muscular
dolorimiento muscular
Scope note: Sensación dolorosa en los músculos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Mialgia
Descriptor French: Myalgie
Entry term(s): Muscle Pain
Muscle Soreness
Muscle Sorenesses
Muscle Tenderness
Pain, Muscle
Pains, Muscle
Soreness, Muscle
Tenderness, Muscle
Tree number(s): C05.651.542
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Painful sensation in the muscles.
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
Public MeSH Note: 2014
History Note: 2014
DeCS ID: 55208
Unique ID: D063806
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Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Myalgia - Preferred
Concept UI M0577885
Scope note Painful sensation in the muscles.
Preferred term Myalgia
Entry term(s) Muscle Pain
Muscle Soreness
Muscle Sorenesses
Pain, Muscle
Pains, Muscle
Soreness, Muscle
Muscle Tenderness - Narrower
Concept UI M0578242
Scope note Painful sensation felt when pressure is applied to the muscles.
Preferred term Muscle Tenderness
Entry term(s) Tenderness, Muscle

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