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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

Print version ISSN 0004-282X

Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.52 no.2 São Paulo June 1994

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1994000200022 

Toxina botulínica no tratamento do torcicolo espasmódico: uma meta-análise

 

Botulinum toxin for the treatment of spasmodic torticollis: a meta-analysis

 

 

Sérgio Carlos Morais TeixeiraI; Rubens de AlencarII; Grauben Pfaltzgraff Coutinho TeixeiraIII

IMédico Neurologista
IIProfessor Adjunto de Clínica Médica da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Doutor em Medicina
IIIProfessor Auxiliar de Clínica Médica da Faculdade de Medicina da Fundação Técnico-Educacional Souza Marques

 

 


RESUMO

Os autores fizeram uma meta-análise da literatura sobre o uso da toxina botulínica no tratamento do torcicolo espasmódico. Concluem que a toxina botulínica é uma medida terapêutica eficaz para a distonia cervical.

Palavras-chave: torcicolo espasmódico, distonia cervical, toxina botulínica, meta-análise.


SUMMARY

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.

Key words: spasmodic torticollis, cervical dystonia, botulinum toxin, meta-analysis.


 

 

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Aceite: 31-julho-1993.

 

 

Estudo realizado na 9ª Enfermaria de Clínica Médica do Hospital Geral da Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Rio de Janeiro (Serviço do Prof. Dr. Eduardo Lopes Pontes
Dr. Sérgio Carlos Morais Teixeira - Rua Silva Pinto 49 / 213 - 20551-190 Rio de Janeiro RJ - Brasil.