TITLE

tailor's cramp

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2140
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "tailor's cramp" is presented. It refers to an occupational syndrome, in which there is an overuse of the muscles of arms and hands, which results in spasms of the muscles.
ACCESSION #
21247853

 

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