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23 September 2010

Injections relieve drooling in CP

Botulinum toxin injections may temporarily relieve drooling in children with certain neurological conditions, a new European study has found.

Botulinum toxin injections may temporarily relieve drooling in children with certain neurological conditions, a new European study has found.

Two months after the injections, the average drooling quotient had fallen to 15.5 (on a scale of zero to 100) from 28.8 at the start of the study. And, the study authors noted, 61 patients achieved a 50% reduction in drooling.

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