Severe adult botulism

I. J. Mackle, E. Halcomb, M. J. A. Parr*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

A case of severe adult botulism with paralysis, respiratory failure and cranial nerve palsies is presented. The pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment options for botulism are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-300
Number of pages4
JournalAnaesthesia and Intensive Care
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Botulism
  • Cranial nerve
  • Infection: Clostridium botulinum
  • Paralysis

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