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BOTULINUM TOXIN SIDE EFFECTS

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BOTULINUM TOXIN SIDE EFFECTS

1. Hypersensitivity, anaphylaxis.
2. Skin injection site reaction.
3. Myalgia, visual/hearing disturbance, vasovagal response.
4. If injected into blood vessles - generalised muscle paralysis, CV (incl MI, arrhythmia), dyspnoea, fever, seizure.
5. Effect on nerves - neuropathy, radiculopathy, facial paralysis.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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