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Muscle Cramps (cont.)

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Author and Editor

Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

References: Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, McGraw-Hill, Mar 2008.

Last Editorial Review: 4/21/2009

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