"Sciatica" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation of SCIATIC NEUROPATHY; RADICULOPATHY (involving the SPINAL NERVE ROOTS; L4, L5, S1, or S2, often associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT); or lesions of the CAUDA EQUINA.
- Sciatic Neuralgia
- Neuralgia, Sciatic
- Neuralgias, Sciatic
- Sciatic Neuralgias
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Sciatica".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Sciatica".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sciatica" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Sciatica" was a major or minor topic of these publication.