Definition of Writer's cramp

1. Noun. Muscular spasms of thumb and forefinger while writing with a pen or pencil.

Exact synonyms: Graphospasm
Generic synonyms: Cramp, Muscle Spasm, Spasm



Definition of Writer's cramp

1. Noun. (idiomatic) An debilitating pain preventing easy movement of the wrist, hand, or fingers, resulting from prolonged use of a pen or pencil. ¹

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Medical Definition of Writer's cramp

1. 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. (12 Dec 1998)

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