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Iatrogenic botulism

Disease definition

Iatrogenic botulism is the most recent man-made form of botulism (see this term), a rare acquired neuromuscular junction disease with descending flaccid paralysis caused by botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs), and it may occur as an adverse event after therapeutic or cosmetic use.

ORPHA:254509

Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Inadvertent botulism
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A05.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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