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Table 4 Muscles affected by Myofascial Pain Syndrome in Central Post Stroke Pain Patients

From: Central poststroke pain: somatosensory abnormalities and the presence of associated myofascial pain syndrome

Muscle Number of patients (%)
Scalenus 3 (7,5)
Sternocleidomastoideus 1 (2,5)
Splenius 12 (30)
Semispinalis 11 (27,5)
Trapezius 20 (50)
Levator scapulae 10 (25)
Supraspinatus 12 (30)
Infraspinatus 8 (20)
Pectoralis 8 (20)
Rhomboideus 10 (25)
Latissimus dorsi 1 (2,5)
Paravertebral dorsi 1 (2,5)
Paraverterbal lomborum 12 (30)
Quadratus lomborum 8 (20)
Deltoid 9 (17,5)
Biceps brachii 3 (7,5)
Triceps brachii 6 (15)
Brachioradialis 3 (7,5)
Glutaeus 6 (15)
Piriformis 7 (17,5)
Tractus ileospinalis / tensor fascia latae 5 (12,5)
Triceps surae 5 (12,5)
Tibialis anterior 3 (7,5)