Management of Vasospastic Disorders with Botulinum Toxin A

  title={Management of Vasospastic Disorders with Botulinum Toxin A},
  author={Allen L Van Beek and Paul K Lim and A. J. Gear and M. Pritzker},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  • Allen L Van Beek, Paul K Lim, +1 author M. Pritzker
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Background: Surgical digital artery sympathectomy is indicated when medical management has failed to control rest pain, impending infarction of digits, or healing of ischemic ulcerations caused by profound vasospasm that is associated with other systemic diseases. After digital artery sympathectomy, recurrence or persistence of vasospasm may compromise hand function and ultimately result in amputation of all or portions of both lower and upper extremities. Methods: The authors present a case… CONTINUE READING
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