Long lasting dysautonomia due to botulinum toxin B poisoning: clinical- laboratory follow up and difficulties in initial diagnosis

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Botulism is an acute form of poisoning caused by one of four types (A, B, E, F) toxins produced by Clostridium botulinum, ananaerobic, spore forming bacillus. Usually diagnosis of botulism is considered in patients with predominant motor symptoms: muscle weakness with intact sensation and preserved mental function. We report a case of 56-year-old Caucasian… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-438

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