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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Spasm +     
Behr Syndrome  
Dwarfism, Familial, with Muscle Spasms 
Hemifacial Spasm +  
Satoyoshi Syndrome 
Trismus +   
Spasmodic contraction of the masseter muscle resulting in forceful jaw closure. This may be seen with a variety of diseases, including TETANUS, as a complication of radiation therapy, trauma, or in association with neoplastic conditions.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Lock Jaw ;   Lockjaw ;   Masseter Muscle Spasm ;   Masseter Muscle Spasms ;   Masseter Spasm ;   Masseter Spasms
Primary IDs: MESH:D014313 ;   RDO:0001195
Definition Sources: MESH:D014313

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