Botox for Dystonia of the Digastric Muscle?

Extreme impaired speech, with loss of lower jaw control. When I talk, my lower jaw is pulled in toward my neck. Tooth pick helps. Digastric muscle spasms and pulls my jaw backward. Past auctioneer, lost ability to talk.

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Botox for spastic digastric muscle in the neck

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It sounds as if you have a very precise understanding of the anatomy. Botox could work. However, in this location, it can diffuse to the surrounding area and have adverse or undesireable effects on neighboring musclse.

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