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Techniques of botulinum toxin injections in the head and neck.

9781597564427

Techniques of botulinum toxin injections in the head and neck.

Benninger, Michael S. and P. Daniel Knott.

Plural Publishing

2012

136 pages

$99.00

Hardcover

RL120

Benninger (surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve U.) and Knott (facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, U. of California San Francisco) present a reference outlining specific techniques for performing injections of botulinum toxins in the head and neck for dystonias like blepharospasm; functional disorders like headaches, salivary gland disorders, and Frey's syndrome; and cosmetic applications like forehead and brow repositioning, periorbital rejuvenation, and treatment of facial paralysis and synkinesis. Illustrations and anatomic considerations are provided. An introductory chapter addresses the development and history of botulinum toxin in medicine, its action, and differences between types. Additional contributors are surgeons and head and neck specialists from the US.

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