Intramuscular injection of botulinum toxin for the treatment of wrist and finger spasticity after a stroke

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From: The New England Journal of Medicine(Vol. 347, Issue 6)
Publisher: Massachusetts Medical Society
Document Type: Product/service evaluation
Length: 46 words

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Injections of Botox may help stroke patients who are unable to use their hands and fingers, according to a study of 126 stroke patients. Botox is a form of botulinum toxin, and in this case, it is injected into the muscles of the fingers and hands.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A90384001