botulinum


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Synonyms for botulinum

anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism

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Amin, "Botulinum injection for the management of myofascial pain in the masticatory muscles: a prospective outcome study," British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Botulinum 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.
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.
(14) Botulinum toxin has been used for more than 25 years to treat various neurological disorders.
Under anaerobic environmental conditions, nitrite can control Clostridium botulinum (C.
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].
Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT), a protein produced by Clostridium botulinum, an anaerobic gram-positive bacterium, is a potent neurotoxin.