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2019 Sep

Clin Oral Investig



Botulinum toxin type A applications for masticatory myofascial pain and trigeminal neuralgia: what is the evidence regarding adverse effects?


De la Torre Canales G, Poluha R L, Lora V M, Araújo Oliveira Ferreira D M, Stuginski-Barbosa J, Bonjardim L R, Del Bel Cury A A, Conti P C R
Clin Oral Investig. 2019 Sep; 23(9):3411-3421.
PMID: 31342244.


The objective of the study was to conduct a systematic review of literature assessing botulinum toxin type A (BoNT-A) safety and adverse effects in the treatment of myofascial pain (MFP) and trigeminal neuralgia (TN).