pianist's cramp


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pi·a·nist's cramp

, piano-player's cramp
an occupational dystonia affecting the muscles of the fingers and forearms in piano players.

pianist's cramp

A dystonia affecting muscles of the hand and sometimes forearm, when playing a piano–or another keyboard instrument–eg, harpsichord Other cramps Writer's cramp, typist's cramp, musician's cramp, golfer's cramp

pianist's cramp

Spasm, or occupational neurosis, of muscles of fingers and forearms from piano playing.
See: focal dystonia
See also: cramp