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Myasthenia Gravis

Botox injections

09/11/2007

Question:

Are cosmetic botox injections contraindicated for a person with MG--or for someone at risk via, say, heredity for MG?

Answer:

I would recommend that patients with MG (and congenital myasthenic syndrome) avoid BOTOX injections. Thanks for your question.

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Response by:

John G Quinlan, MD John G Quinlan, MD
Professor of Neurology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati