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Definition of Writer's cramp

Dystonia, writer's cramp: A dystonia that affects the muscles of the hand and sometimes the forearm and only occurs during handwriting. Similar focal dystonias have also been called typist's cramp, pianist's cramp, musician's cramp, and golfer's cramp.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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