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Disease Trismus

Name Trismus
Synonyms Lockjaw | Lock Jaw | Masseter Muscle Spasm | Masseter Muscle Spasms | Masseter Spasm | Masseter Spasms | Muscle Spasm, Masseter | Muscle Spasms, Masseter | Spasm, Masseter | Spasm, Masseter Muscle | Spasms, Masseter | Spasms, Masseter Muscle
Definition 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.
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D014313

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spasm Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Trismus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spasm Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Trismus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Trismus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Crisponi syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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