Long term results of botulinum toxin type A (Dysport) in the treatment of hemifacial spasm: a report of 175 cases.

@article{Jitpimolmard1998LongTR,
  title={Long term results of botulinum toxin type A (Dysport) in the treatment of hemifacial spasm: a report of 175 cases.},
  author={Suthipun Jitpimolmard and Siriporn Tiamkao and Malinee Laopaiboon},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={751-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the long term efficacy and side effects of the treatment of hemifacial spasm with Dysport and to evaluate two different sites of injection to hopefully reduce side effects. METHODS This study was designed as a prospective descriptive study. Injections were made subcutaneously around the eye. Peak improvement was subjectively assessed by using a visual analogue scale and reported in percentages (0-100%). Duration of improvement was assessed subjectively and reported in… CONTINUE READING
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