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Research & Reviews  279 results

Cranial Nerve Palsy Secondary to Botulism After Black Tar Heroin Use.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM; Suzuki HT, Reddy H

Jul 28th, 2021 - Wound botulism (WB) is an uncommon but severe neuromuscular illness caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum in an infected wound. There has been a dramatic increase in WB associated with black tar heroin injection in California. A 50-year-ol...

Neurophysiological patterns of acute and post-acute foodborne botulism.
Muscle & Nerve; Boccagni C, Prestandrea C et. al.

Jul 14th, 2021 - Neurophysiological patterns in patients with foodborne botulism are rarely described after the acute phase. We report data from a large Italian outbreak of botulism, with patients evaluated at different timepoints after poisoning. Eighteen male pa...

Botulism due to Cosmetic Injection of Botulinum Toxin: Five-Year Experience.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Chen Z, Chen ZY et. al.

Jul 8th, 2021 - Botulism due to Cosmetic Injection of Botulinum Toxin: Five-Year Experience.|2021|Chen Z,Chen ZY,Liu WH,Li GS,|

Botulism Guidelines Aim to Help Prepare Clinicians for Outbreaks.

Jun 23rd, 2021 - Botulism Guidelines Aim to Help Prepare Clinicians for Outbreaks.|2021|Kuehn BM,|

Management of an outbreak of botulism with benign clinical presentation.
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of Th... Equiza J, Campo-Caballero D et. al.

May 17th, 2021 - Botulism is a life-threatening presynaptic disorder of the neuromuscular transmission produced by the neurotoxin elaborated by the botulinum neurotoxin-producing clostridia. We describe the management of a case series of 14 patients, members of 5 ...

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Botulinum Toxin for Trigeminal Neuralgia

Nov 26th, 2018 - Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is one of the most painful and common types of neuropathic pain encountered by clinicians. It is typically treated pharmacologically with anticonvulsants,but these can be ineffective, or can lose their effectiveness over ...

Retrospective Epidemiological Study on Botulism in Intensive Care Units in France

Sep 6th, 2018 - Botulism poisoning is a rare but serious illness. Because of it's low incidence, it is not well known by physicians. Most studies describing botulism date back to the last century and do not take into account recent advances in intensive care. The...

Effect of Agave Syrup, Placebo, and No Treatment on Nocturnal Cough and Sleep Quality for Coughing Infants/Toddlers and Their Parents

Oct 23rd, 2015 - Cough is a frequent symptom in children and infants and is one of the most common reasons parents visit a healthcare provider for their child. The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning that over-the-counter cough and cold medicines ...

Study of Human Botulism Immunoglobulin in Infants With Botulism

Mar 25th, 2015 - PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is an open label, multicenter study. Patients should begin therapy within 72 hours of hospital admission, but may receive human botulism immunoglobulin (BIG) in certain circumstances after 72 hours. Patients receive (BIG) IV...

Treatment of Survivors After Botulism Outbreak

Oct 24th, 2008 - Background. Northern Thailand's biggest botulism outbreak to date occurred on 14 March 2006 and affected 209 people. Of these, 42 developed respiratory failure, and 25 of those who developed respiratory failure were referred to 9 high facility hos...

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News  41 results

New Botulism Guidelines Focus on Mass-Casualty Events

Jun 1st, 2021 - Botulinum toxin is said to be the most lethal substance known. Inhaling just 1-3 nanograms of toxin per kilogram of body mass constitutes a lethal dose.  Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published the first comprehensiv...

Medical Mystery: Beer-Linked Kidney Failure and Paralysis

Feb 27th, 2020 - Eduardo Valle, MD, a second-year medical resident in Brazil, was sitting in the hospital cafeteria with his fellow residents in late December when they heard news of the emergency department's newest patient. A middle-aged man with abdominal pain,...

A 22-Year-Old Man Who Can’t Speak: Osmosis USMLE Study Question

Apr 5th, 2019 - A 22-year-old man, who is a college student, comes to the emergency department because of difficulty speaking and the inability to swallow for the past 2 hours. He says he recently returned from spending Thanksgiving at his grandparents' house, an...

A 78-Year-Old Man Unable to Speak or Swallow

Jan 10th, 2018 - The acute onset of dysphagia and anarthria should be differentiated from a lateral medullary syndrome (Wallenberg syndrome) due to vertebral artery occlusion or to posterior inferior cerebellar artery occlusion. The ipsilateral signs of a lateral ...

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