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Botulinum toxin: a review of applications for the head and neck.

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Summary of "Botulinum toxin: a review of applications for the head and neck."

Botulinum toxin (BTX) is a popular cosmetic therapy administered by both dentists and physicians. The ability of the toxin to locally paralyze muscles has led to the use of BTX as a potential therapy for a variety of medical conditions. This article will discuss the current head and neck applications of BTX. In addition, a brief review of other potential clinical benefits is provided.

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Name: General dentistry
ISSN: 0363-6771
Pages: 55-58

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Subtype of CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM that produces botulinum toxin type C which is neurotoxic to ANIMALS, especially CATTLE, but not humans. It causes dissociation of ACTIN FILAMENTS.

Subtype of CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM that produces botulinum toxin type D which is neurotoxic to ANIMALS, especially CATTLE, but not humans.

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