Parotid gland injections of botulinum toxin a are effective in treating sialorrhea in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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OBJECTIVE : The objective of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin A in ameliorating refractory sialorrhea and improving quality of life in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS : Six patients with bulbar ALS received bilateral parotid gland injections of botulinum toxin A. RESULTS : No… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.cnd.0000188865.88167.62

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