"Botulism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A disease caused by potent protein NEUROTOXINS produced by CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM which interfere with the presynaptic release of ACETYLCHOLINE at the NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION. Clinical features include abdominal pain, vomiting, acute PARALYSIS (including respiratory paralysis), blurred vision, and DIPLOPIA. Botulism may be classified into several subtypes (e.g., food-borne, infant, wound, and others). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1208)
- Botulism, Toxico-Infectious
- Botulism, Toxico Infectious
- Toxico-Infectious Botulism
- Toxico Infectious Botulism
- Wound Botulism
- Botulism, Wound
- Botulisms, Wound
- Wound Botulisms
- Botulism, Infantile
- Infantile Botulism
- Infant Botulism
- Botulism, Infant
- Botulisms, Infant
- Infant Botulisms
- Foodborne Botulism
- Botulism, Foodborne
- Botulisms, Foodborne
- Foodborne Botulisms
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