Botulinum toxin: new treatment for temporomandibular disorders.

@article{Freund2000BotulinumTN,
  title={Botulinum toxin: new treatment for temporomandibular disorders.},
  author={Brian J Freund and Marvin S. Schwartz and Jim Symington},
  journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={466-71}
}
BACKGROUND Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) affect the face and jaws, and cause chronic pain and dysfunction in many people. As in other conditions involving the musculoskeletal system, controlling the myogenous component is an integral part of treatment. In this study, we evaluated subjective and objective responses to treatment with botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) in a group of 46 patients with TMDs. METHODS 46 subjects with TMD were enrolled in this uncontrolled study and treated with BTX-A… CONTINUE READING

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