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By Andrew Blitzer, Brian E. Benson, Joel Guss

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This is an efficient source for basic otolaryngologists or otolaryngology citizens. Chapters are good equipped with first-class and valuable illustrations, pictures, and diagrams and supplemented by means of movies that may be considered on-line. -- Doody corporations, Inc.

Containing unique injection directions, Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disorders and the linked how-to video clips provide otolaryngologists, neurologists, ache experts, and others an entire advisor to the administration of motor, sensory and autonomic problems of the top and neck quarter with botulinum neurotoxin. It covers therapy equipment for stipulations starting from hyperfunctional motor problems (dystonia, tremor, dysphagia), to afferent ache issues (temporomandibular joint disease, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia) to autonomic issues (hypersalivation, Frey's syndrome). In all the symptoms, the written fabric studies the results of the toxin at the worried process, primary soreness thresholds, and significant motor pathways.

Special Features:

  • Reviews the pharmacology, symptoms, mechanisms of motion, and process for every use of botulinum neurotoxin
  • Provides specified info at the anatomy, therapy tools, follow-up care, and attainable problems for every ailment
  • Includes on-line entry to professionally produced movies within which Dr. Blitzer demonstrates injection options for the issues within the publication
  • Contains bright, complete colour illustrations and images that make clear details within the text

Focusing particularly on injection recommendations for the healing makes use of of botulinum neurotoxin for treating head and neck issues, this guide fills a tremendous hole within the literature. It supplies clinicians present, authoritative, and in-depth info on administering botulinum neurotoxin so much successfully for the pinnacle and neck problems in their patients.

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15 All of these adverse effects are generally self-limited. Proper education and informed consent are important so that patients know what to expect. ■ Conclusion Blepharospasm is a debilitating neurologic disorder that can result in functional blindness. BoNT injection has emerged as a first-line treatment of choice. Knowledge of periorbital anatomy, careful attention to technique, and proper patient education are critical to obtaining good results. CHAPTER 2 ■ Blepharospasm 19 Video 1 Blepharospasm An analysis of the areas of hyperfunctional muscle contraction of the orbicularis oculi is done.

CHAPTER 5 C D Fig. 6 (C,D) (Continued ) ■ Oromandibular Dystonia 41 42 SECTION I ■ Dystonia on the greater horn of the hyoid bone. The anterior belly originates from the digastric fossa on the anterior internal mandible, and the posterior belly originates on the mastoid process of the temporal bone. The muscles open the jaw when the temporalis and masseter are relaxed. The genioglossus, geniohyoid, mylohyoid, and hyoglossus have lesser effects on jaw opening, but all assist in tongue movement and deglutition.

Patients with lower facial dystonia may also need injections to the upper platysma muscle to prevent excessive pull on the lower facial structures. ■ References 1. Mauriello JA. The role of botulinum toxin type A (BOTOX) in the management of blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm. In: Brin MF, Jankovic J, Hallett M, eds. Scientific and Therapeutic Aspects of Botulinum Toxin. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002:197–205 2. Brin MF, Danisi F, Blitzer A. Blepharospasm, oromandibular dystonia, Meige’s syndrome, and hemifacial spasm.

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