Botulinum toxin type B for sialorrhea in children with cerebral palsy.

  title={Botulinum toxin type B for sialorrhea in children with cerebral palsy.},
  author={Dinah Reddihough and H Kerr Graham},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  volume={53 6},
Drooling (‘dribbling’ or ‘poor saliva control’) impedes socialization, interpersonal relationships, and integration into school and community life. In adults, it may limit employment options. The loss of self-esteem and the increased amount of personal care required are ongoing problems for both individuals and their carers. In addition, the secretions damage books, clothing, and computer equipment and skin may become excoriated. Despite drooling being a common problem in both children and… CONTINUE READING


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