Minimally invasive application of botulinum toxin A in patients with idiopathic rhinitis

@article{Rohrbach2009MinimallyIA,
  title={Minimally invasive application of botulinum toxin A in patients with idiopathic rhinitis},
  author={Saskia Rohrbach and Katharina Junghans and Sibylle Koehler and Rainer Laskawi},
  journal={Head & Face Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={18 - 18}
}
BackgroundNasal hypersecretion due to idiopathic rhinitis can often not be treated sufficiently by conventional medication. Botulinum toxin A (BTA) has been injected into the nasal mucosa in patients with nasal hypersecretion with a reduction of rhinorrhea lasting for about 4 to 8 weeks. Since the nasal mucosa is well supplied with glands and vessels, the aim of this study was to find out if the distribution of BTA in the nasal mucosa and a reduction of nasal hypersecretion can also be reached… CONTINUE READING
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