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Botulinum toxin for drooling in cerebral palsy

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Drooling affects a high proportion of children with cerebral palsy: in a survey of 160 children (most of them with spastic quadriplegia), in UK special schools, more than half had drooling and it was severe in one third of the children. Drooling may cause choking, skin excoriation and infection, dehydration, care difficulties, and psychological and social problems for …

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