Volume 8 Issue 11 (November, 2020)

Review Articles

Botulinium Toxin in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery- A Review Article
Dr. R Aravinth, Dr. R Sathyanarayanan, Dr. Thamizhp pozhil Guna, Dr. Nithin Joseph Jude, Dr. K Raghu

Botulinium toxin is a toxin which is neurotoxic in nature. It is produced by clostridium botulinium and related species. When it gets infected it causes disease botulism. It usually stops the neurotransmitter called acetylcholine from end terminals of axon in the neuromuscular junction. Usually it causes flaccid paralysis.Clostridium botulinium is a gram negative bacteria. Botulinium toxin evolved in using medical field and wide arena of application. Especially in oral surgery application has endowed with different intricate uses. This article whole at large elaborate review about practical application from varied preposition. Wide application has postulated in field of oral surgery with intriguing stance. Keywords: Botulinium toxin, cosmetic, dermatology.

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