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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

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Abstract

TEIXEIRA, Sérgio Carlos Morais; ALENCAR, Rubens de  and  TEIXEIRA, Grauben Pfaltzgraff Coutinho. Botulinum toxin for the treatment of spasmodic torticollis: a meta-analysis. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 1994, vol.52, n.2, pp. 269-272. ISSN 0004-282X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1994000200022.

The authors made a meta-analysis of the results of botulinum toxin injection for the treatment of spasmodic torticollis. They concluded that botulinum toxin is effective for the treatment of cervical dystonia.

Keywords : spasmodic torticollis; cervical dystonia; botulinum toxin; meta-analysis.

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