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Medical Term:

writer's cramp

 

Definition: an occupational dystonia affecting chiefly the muscles of the thumb and two adjoining fingers of the writing hand, induced by excessive use of a pen or pencil.

Synonym(s): dysgraphia2, graphospasm, scrivener's palsy

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