botulinum toxin type A


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bot·u·li·num tox·in type A

(boy'yū-lī'nŭm tok'sin tīp)
A biological used as an anesthetic and in cosmesis (with sometimes unsettling results).

botulinum toxin type A

A neuromuscular blocking drug used to paralyze muscles, esp. muscles in spasm. It is also used for cosmetic purposes, e.g., by those desirous of maintaining a fixed facial appearance.
See also: toxin
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Ultrasound-guided Botulinum Toxin Type A salivary gland injection in children for refractory sialorrhea: 10-year experience at a large tertiary children's hospital.
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of glabellar lines: determination of optimal dose.
Injections of botulinum toxin type A produce pain alleviation in intractable trigeminal neuralgia.
A Counterfeit Botulinum Toxin Type A is reportedly being used.
New indications for botulinum toxin Type A in treating facial wrinkles of mouth and neck.
In our opinion, clinicians may consider botulinum toxin type A either in the diagnosis or in the treatment of IS.
Accordingly if the patient is found to be positive for Chronic Migraines then he/she can be prescribed treatment with Botulinum Toxin Type A. The drug is administered in specific doses in target muscles of fore head, back of the head and neck region.
A randomized, double masked, controlled trial of botulinum toxin type A in essential hand tremor.
Dysport (abobotulinum toxin A) has been approved for the treatment of cervical dystonia and glabellar lines, bringing competition to Botox (botulinum toxin type A).
The 4 case-patients had laboratory-confirmed botulism; botulinum toxin type A was detected in their pretreatment serum (3/4), directly from their stool (1/4), or from their stool culture (3/4).
The five patients in the experimental treatment group received 50 U of botulinum toxin type A at the plantar fascia insertion, 50 U at the motor point of the soleus muscle, and 25 U at both the medial and lateral gastrocnemius motor points.
Botox (botulinum toxin type A) also is approved for cervical dystonia, as well as for strabismus, blepharospasm, and primary axillary hyperhidrosis.