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Journal of The Korean Society of Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Logopedics 2012;23(2): 104-110.
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순천향대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실
Botulinum Toxin for other Head and Neck Lesions
Seung Won Lee
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine
The usages of botulinum toxin were most commonly for the treatment of spasmodic dysphonia in the otolaryngology field. It has been not only widely used in otolaryngology-Head Neck surgery but also plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rehabilitation medicine, and orthopedics. Now botulinum toxin is used such as blepharospasm (excessive blinking), strabismus, cosmetic, muscle spasms, upper motor neuron syndrome, severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis), chronic migraine, bruxism, and achalasia. The indication of this drug still gradually expanding with the times. In this articles, the author will demontrate how to use the botulinum toxin for treating cricopharyngeal spasm, arytenoid dislocation, sialocele, Frey syndrome, contact granuloma, bilateral vocal fold paralysis, and mutaional falsetto instead of conventional surgical treatment.
KEY WORDS: Botulinum toxin;Spasmodic dysphonia;Head neck lesion;
중심 단어: 보툴리눔 독소;연축성 발성장애;두경부 병변;
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