An update on new and unique uses of botulinum toxin in movement disorders.

@article{Jankovic2018AnUO,
  title={An update on new and unique uses of botulinum toxin in movement disorders.},
  author={Joseph Jankovic},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={2018},
  volume={147},
  pages={84-88}
}
The therapeutic applications of botulinum toxin (BoNT) have grown manifold since its initial approval in 1989 by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of strabismus, blepharospasm, and other facial spasms. Although it is the most potent biologic toxin known to man, long-term studies have established its safety in the treatment of a variety of neurologic and non-neurologic disorders. This review focuses on some novel and uncommon uses of BoNT in the treatment of movement… CONTINUE READING