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Adult intestinal botulism

Disease definition

Adult intestinal botulism is a very rare form of botulism (see this term), a rare acquired neuromuscular junction disease with descending flaccid paralysis caused by botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs), and is due to intestinal colonization by Clostridium botulinum leading to toxin-mediated infection with toxemia.

ORPHA:178487

  • Synonym(s):
    • Adult intestinal colonization botulism
    • Adult intestinal toxemia botulism
    • Adult intestinal toxin-mediated botulism
    • Infant-like botulism
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: A05.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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