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18:45 Feb 21, 2020
Slovak to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / spine issues
Slovak term or phrase: PVS
Found in examination records. The issues at hand revolve around herniated discs and compressed nerves, but PVS is found in general evaluation of the present condition and the narrow context is likely lumbar spine. Thank you
Tomislav Patarčić
Local time: 11:53

Summary of answers provided
4PVM - paravertebral muscles
Jan Ramza

Discussion entries: 3



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PVM - paravertebral muscles

PVS - paravertebrálne svalyŠport a rekreácia/Zbornik S...

PVM - paravertebral muscle

This could be also useful:

Paravertebral muscles tend to be rigid or hypertonic:
"PVS v distálnej C a Th chrbtici hypertonický"
"blok LS .s hypert. PVS"

Note added at 1 day 3 hrs (2020-02-22 22:18:42 GMT)

Based on one of the answers from the above Proz reference and the below references it could also stand for "paravertebral spasms":
"boli konštatované paravertebrálne spazmy v C, Th chrbtici"

"chrbtica: paravertebrálne spazmy v C, Th chrbtici"

"výrazné paravertebrálne spazmy a palpačná bolestivosť"

Jan Ramza
Local time: 11:53
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Native speaker of: Native in SlovakSlovak
PRO pts in category: 78
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks! However, I am at fault here as I forgot to mention that this is the common meaning, but I somehow find that it does not fit the context ("bez jednoznač. PVS") very nicely. Persistent Vegetative State also seems unlikely, to the best of my knowledge.

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