Botulinum toxin and use in dermatology Botulinum toksini ve dermatolojide kullanimi

Baysal V., YILDIRIM M.

Turkderm Deri Hastaliklari ve Frengi Arsivi, vol.36, no.2, pp.92-96, 2002 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Title of Journal : Turkderm Deri Hastaliklari ve Frengi Arsivi
  • Page Numbers: pp.92-96
  • Keywords: Botulinum toxin, Dermatology


Botulinum toxin cause paralysis by means of blocking the release of acetylcholine from presynaptic neurons in neuromuscular end plate, used in several diseases therapeutically and good results are achieved. In this article, bacteriology and pharmacology of the botulinum toxin and its clinical use in dermatology is reviewed.