Botox therapy for ischemic digits.

@article{Neumeister2009BotoxTF,
  title={Botox therapy for ischemic digits.},
  author={Michael W. Neumeister and Christopher B. Chambers and Margo S Herron and Kelli Nicole Belangee Webb and Joel Wietfeldt and Jessica N Gillespie and Rueben A. Bueno and Carisa M. Cooney},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={191-201}
}
BACKGROUND Treating patients with Raynaud's phenomenon who have chronic pain and ulcerations is extremely challenging. Unrelenting pain can lead to dysfunction and disuse, rendering the patient debilitated and/or chronically depressed. Pharmacologic vasodilators and surgical sympathectomies offer variable benefits. Outcomes of symptomatic patients treated with botulinum toxin type A (Botox) injections for Raynaud's phenomenon are presented. METHODS A retrospective study focused on patient… CONTINUE READING
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