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Mov Disord. 2004 Nov;19(11):1384-5.

Botulinum toxin type A therapy during pregnancy.

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  • 1School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3375, USA.

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  • Mov Disord. 2005 Jan;20(1):121. Padaliya, Bismal B [corrected to Padaliya, Bimal B].


Injection with botulinum toxin type A (Botox) is a safe and efficacious treatment for idiopathic cervical dystonia. We present the first case report of clinical Botox treatment during pregnancy. This patient underwent four apparently uncomplicated full-term pregnancies while receiving regular Botox treatments.

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