Botulinum toxin a for aesthetic contouring of enlarged medial gastrocnemius muscle.

  title={Botulinum toxin a for aesthetic contouring of enlarged medial gastrocnemius muscle.},
  author={Hyun-Jeong Lee and Dong-won Lee and Y. Park and Mi-Kyung Cha and Hong-Sik Kim and S J Ha},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={867-71; discussion 871}
BACKGROUND Oversized, muscular calves can cause psychological stress in women. Botulinum toxin A has been used in the treatment of benign masseteric hypertrophy with correction of the squared facial appearance. It is believed that botulinum toxin might also be effective in reducing enlarged calf muscles. OBJECTIVE This study was performed to investigate the effect of botulinum toxin A in reducing enlarged medial gastrocnemius muscles in volunteers with muscular legs. METHODS Botulinum toxin… CONTINUE READING


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