injection for the management of myofascial pain in the masticatory muscles: a prospective outcome study," British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
neurotoxin (BoNT), which causes the disease botulism in humans, is produced by the spore-forming, anaerobic, gram-positive bacillus bacteria Clostridium botulinum
Several investigational botulinum
toxins are expected to be approved by the FDA soon.
In the study, women with surgically treated endometriosis who were generally taking hormones to suppress menses, but who continued to experience pain and had pelvic floor muscle spasm, initially received injections of botulinum
toxin or saline as part of a placebo-controlled clinical trial, targeting areas of spasm.
Box Therapeutic uses of botulinum
toxin is a potent neurotoxin from Clostridium botulinum
The infiltration protocol comprises the following steps (Figure 1): reconstitution of a vial containing 100 botulinum
toxin units type A in 5 mL of saline serum to 0.9% (dilution: 20 IU/mL), marking of the infiltration sites, at the base of the lateral aspects of all the fingers, except the first as this is the least frequently affected and the one that is most at risk of suffering muscle weakness as a side effect, and injection of 4 and 8 IU of toxin per site using a 30 G needle, depending on the severity.
The patient's neurologic status did not improve, and MALDI-TOF MS results, available on day 35 (19 days after serum collection), confirmed botulinum
toxin type A.
toxin has been used for more than 25 years to treat various neurological disorders.
Under anaerobic environmental conditions, nitrite can control Clostridium botulinum
While medical treatment modalities include medication and botulinum
toxin, invasive methods like surgery or radiotherapy are also among the available options (8, 9).
FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Botulinum
toxin injections in surgical wound closure immediately after surgery improve facial surgery scars, according to a small study published in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
The toxin, dubbed BoNT/En, is the ninth botulinum
toxin to be described.
Type A Botulinum
Toxin as Complement to Gingivoplasty in the Treatment of Gummy Smile.
Reduction of the masseter muscle, osteotomy, botulinum
toxin, and splint therapy are options for managing this problem [2, 3].
neurotoxin (BoNT), a protein produced by Clostridium botulinum
, an anaerobic gram-positive bacterium, is a potent neurotoxin.