Botulinum toxin type A therapy during pregnancy

William J. Newman, Thomas L. Davis, Bismal B. Padaliya, Cassondra D. Covington, Chandler E. Gill, Anna I. Abramovitch, P. David Charles

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Injection with botulinum toxin type A (Botox) is a safe and efficacious treatment for idiopathic cervical dystonia. We present the first case report of clinical Botox treatment during pregnancy. This patient underwent four apparently uncomplicated full-term pregnancies while receiving regular Botox treatments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1384-1385
Number of pages2
JournalMovement Disorders
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2004
Externally publishedYes



  • Botulinum toxin type A
  • Idiopathic cervical dystonia
  • Pregnancy
  • Spasmodic torcollis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Newman, W. J., Davis, T. L., Padaliya, B. B., Covington, C. D., Gill, C. E., Abramovitch, A. I., & Charles, P. D. (2004). Botulinum toxin type A therapy during pregnancy. Movement Disorders, 19(11), 1384-1385.