Last Updated: 2023-07-07

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: 1A11.Z

Notifiable infection with Clostridium botulinum.

  • Transmission
  • Smoked foods, canned foods, honey
  • C. botulinum secretes toxins, inhibiting the presynaptic release of acetycholine

  • Muscle paralysis
  • Mouth dryness
  • Visual disturbances

  • Anamnesis (what was eaten?)
  • Clinic

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