Botulinum toxin type A in the treatment of patients with cervical dystonia

Allison Brashear
2008 Biologics : Targets & Therapy  
Dystonia is an involuntary movement involving twisting and turning of agonist and antagonist muscles. Cervical dystonia is isolated to neck musculature. Botulinum toxin type A is a safe and effective treatment of this disabling and often painful syndrome. Three forms of botulinum toxin type A are available worldwide to treat patients with cervical dystonia. This is a review of the studies of botulinum toxin type A to treat cervical dystonia.
doi:10.2147/btt.2009.2649 fatcat:6rpu7a2tavcizhcxktn3zbegxu